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Unread 06-29-2010, 09:00 PM
 
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Default Passenger stranded at Metro Station bc station manager left early...

Has anyone else had a similar problem? I haven't, but heard of it plenty of times before.In this case, she was not stranded that long, but in hindsight, she had no idea how long she would be there. I have had several negative customer service experiences from Metro employees though. It's like you are bothering them asking a simple question...

Dr. Gridlock - Riders briefly trapped in Cheverly station

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Unread 06-29-2010, 09:12 PM
 
Location: DC
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Again?

I read the story earlier, and that was my reaction. How hard is it to tell (as a station manager) that the last train hasn't come through yet?
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Unread 06-29-2010, 09:19 PM
 
Location: Cesspool of human excreta aka DC
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Same story in BART, MUNI, MTA etc.
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Unread 06-29-2010, 09:54 PM
 
Location: Fort Worth, TX
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lol who is that guy kidding, the station manager will likely keep his job.
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Unread 06-30-2010, 03:44 AM
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Location: South Arlington, Virginia
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The same thing happened at the Van Dorn Metro a couple of years back.
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Unread 06-30-2010, 10:12 AM
 
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lol who is that guy kidding, the station manager will likely keep his job.
Yep. I kinda wished these stories ended with, "the station manager was fired on the spot."
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Unread 06-30-2010, 05:15 PM
 
Location: DC/Brooklyn, NY/Miami, FL
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I used to work for metro for a brief period of time as a summer job. I got to look at the screen that showed every trains position and even stated if it was a revenue train or non revenue train . It's no way the station manger didn't see that.
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