NTSB to Provide an Investigative Update for WMATA Train Derailment


​​​​WASHINGTON (Oct. 17, 2021) — The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a media briefing on Monday, Oct. 18 at 10 a.m. to provide an update on its investigation of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Metrorail train derailment.

On Oct. 12, at approximately 4:50 p.m., outbound WMATA Metrorail Train 407 derailed between the Rosslyn and Arlington Cemetery stations in Arlington, Virginia.

WHAT: Media briefing with NTSB Chair Jennifer Homendy and the Investigator-in-Charge Joe Gordon

WHEN: Monday, Oct. 18 at 10 a.m. Eastern time.

WHERE: NTSB Headquarters, 490 L’Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC, 20024

Directional signs will indicate the outside location.​

To report an incident/accident or if you are a public safety agency, please call 1-844-373-9922 or 202-314-6290 to speak to a Watch Officer at the NTSB Response Operations Center (ROC) in Washington, DC (24/7).