Metro News Release

For immediate release: August 14, 2015

Fourth new 7000-series train to enter service Monday

Metro's fourth new 7000-series trainset will enter service Monday, August 17, on the Green Line.

Departing Greenbelt Station at 5:30 a.m. and Branch Avenue Station at 6:25 a.m., the new train will continue in service throughout morning rush hour and will be assigned to the Green Line.  

New 7000-series railcars began arriving on the Metrorail system in April and are currently running on the Red, Orange and Blue lines (one trainset on each line). Metro has ordered 748 of the new railcars. A total of 52 have been delivered to date. 


News release issued at 4:47 pm, August 14, 2015.