"We will of course review the MTA system, take a look at it, and see whether or not we might be vulnerable to such an episode here," Metro CEO Art Leahy said at today's board meeting.
"I know that we'll be refreshing our training list with our rail operators and our controllers to ensure that they respond properly and per the rule book to any such system failure which might occur."
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"I was impressed by what I saw," he said.
Nine people were killed on Monday when one train rear-ended another during rush hour in the nation's capital. It was the deadliest accident in Metrorail's 33-year history.
Last Sept. 12, a Metrolink train slammed head-on into a Union Pacific freight train near Chatsworth, killing 25 people and injuring 135 others.
Investigators determined the engineer of the Metrolink train was texting just before the crash, and that agency is investing millions of dollars in automatic train stop technology.