Metro cars were vehicles used in the metropolitan railway system of the Capital Wasteland prior to its destruction. The vehicles were utilized to ferry individuals, and in some instances cargo, between various underground stations located around the Capital. Prior to the Great War, many citizens of Washington, D.C. would use the metro railway system to avoid motor vehicle traffic and travel around the city.
- The knuckles on both sides of the subway cars are arranged vertically. Constructed this way, the train cars would not have been able to couple to another car.
- The wheels on the Metro Cars are attatched direcly to the underside of the body, rather than on Bogeys or trucks. This would make it impossible for this car design to turn corners in a real rail system.