Call boxes at the end of each rail car enable any rider to report an emergency to the operator. Train operator is in constant radio communication with Central Control.
Every rail car has an emergency door release behind the panel next to the middle doors. The panel carries instructions for releasing the doors and evacuating passengers.
Door chimes alert passengers to stay clear of the doors as they open or close.
Operator has ready access to an emergency button that instantly locks all the wheels on the train.
For more information on how to stay safe and secure while riding on WMATA's Metrobus or in WMATA's Metrorail, please visit: www.wmata.com