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Metro delays full switch to automated trains until next year

September 15, 2023

Metro officials said Thursday they will move more slowly to automate portions of the rail system in the coming months to ensure each step meets safety standards and has approval from Metro’s regulatory agency. Transit leaders plan to start the conversion to automatic train operations (ATO) this fall by reinstalling an automatic rail car door system, which would be activated when trains stop at stations.

Article Source: Washington Post

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