Fairfax Firefighters cutting up old Metro railcars

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Fairfax Firefighters cutting up old Metro railcars

Postby davinp » Thu Mar 16, 2017 9:15 am

Metro’s 1000 series railcars started riding off off into the sunset in last year, when word came down that Metro would start retiring them as new 7000 series cars came online. While most of the old cars are now just scraps, some are leading second lives as testing grounds for local fire departments.

Several photos posted online last week show City of Fairfax firefighters at Metro’s Greenbelt Yard keeping up their skills...

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