A dispute over a train operator’s lunch break led to a recent “near miss” head-on collision in the subway tunnels of the D.C. Metro.Who's the patron saint of riders stuck with incompetently-run subways? I may need to start offering up prayers.
Patrick Lavin, Metro’s chief safety officer, revealed details of the July 5 incident that led to the train operator’s termination. Addressing the D.C. Metro board Thursday, Lavin detailed the egregious safety violations that almost injured two workers and placed passenger trains on the same track. Lavin said the operator got into a dispute with his superiors about a lunch break, apparently wanting to take it at a station where he could get better food...
Thursday, July 28, 2016
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"DC Metro Almost Suffered A Head-On Collision Over A Lunch Break":