Metro is now looking at open gangways on the 8Ks. Interesting
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JDC wrote: ↑Fri Feb 24, 2023 3:58 pm At least on Metro, I do appreciate the ability to exit a car and go to the next one if there are...fools.... in one car. So, this would be a loss.How would the is be a loss? Currently you can only exit when a train is stopped at a station with the doors open. With a gangway, you could walk from car to car as the train is moving and not wait until it is at a station stop
JDC wrote: ↑Sun Mar 05, 2023 3:49 pm That is true. But, the fools can also roam the entire train while it's moving.People move between cars now so I don't see that as much of a delta.
YOLO wrote: ↑Mon May 22, 2023 11:41 am Metro is showing off potential features for the 8Kshttps://wjla.com/news/local/metro-new-t ... eens-wmata#
WASHINGTON (7News) — On Monday Metro released the first-ever detailed images of what the transit agency wants the future 8000 series railcars to look like. These new trains are set to hit the rails in the next few years.
Metro originally started designing the concept last year but has since made updates to incorporate feedback from customers, helping improve safety, reliability, and the overall customer experience, the company explained.