New Metro cars: More seats, no carpet, clearer directions

Saturday, May 29, 2010; B06

Features of Metro's 7000 Series rail cars, on order for delivery in 2013:

-- Padded seats and resilient floors (in vinyl or tile)

-- Room for 40 more riders per eight-car train

-- Digital maps that display station stops

-- Automated announcements

-- Security cameras

Source:WMATA

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