About 10:40 p.m. on January 6, 1996, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Metrorail subway train No. T-111, operating on the “Red Line” segment of the Metrorail system, failed to stop as it entered the above-ground Shady Grove passenger station near Gaithersburg, Maryland, the final station on the Red Line. The four-car train ran by the station platform and continued about 470 feet into the Metrorail yard north of the station, where it struck a standing, unoccupied subway train that was awaiting assignment. The T-111 train operator was fatally injured; the train’s two passengers were not injured. Total property damages were estimated to be between $2.1 and $2.6 million.