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  • Discussion related to DC area passenger rail services from Northern Virginia to Baltimore, MD. Includes Light Rail and Baltimore Subway.
Discussion related to DC area passenger rail services from Northern Virginia to Baltimore, MD. Includes Light Rail and Baltimore Subway.

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SmarTrip now on Android and Google Pay
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VRE will return to full service June 1st
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Metro's Blue Line reopens May 23
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VRE asks will riders return if they resume full schedule
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MARC Penn Line ride review
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Last MARC RDC run
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Metrorail Red Line 40th Anniversary - March 27, 1976
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The plan to create a unified regional rail network
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5k Car Get's A Second Life
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WMATA - death of Robert S. O’Neil
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Metro awards contract to replace escalators at 32 stations
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MARC/VRE run-through
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WMATA closes Blue Line for 3 months for platform reconstruction
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VRE ridership still down 90%; future projections 'uncertain'
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Wireless service in tunnels
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Johns Hopkins study on speeding up train service misses the MARC.
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Potential Bombardier rail sale to Alstom, effects on MTAMD
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New Carrollton, MD (NCR) Second Platform
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WMATA - Metro considering 2 name-change requests
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Happenings on the MARC line
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Inauguration Service Plan 2021... it's not good.
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Segment Opening Anniversaries 2020
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VRE wins safety award
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Grant to Expand Martin Maintenance Facility
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MotivePower buys 10 GP39 locomotives from VRE
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Penn-Camden Connector Track
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Newark, Delaware Extension - SEPTA Connection
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WMATA - 6000-series train decouples
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VRE & MARC holiday schedules 2020/21
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Another potential issue with the 6000 series trains?
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Build you own Passenger Information Message System display
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Pandemic derails VRE's popular Santa Trains
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Metro, MARC, MTA, and VRE coronavirus response
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VRE steams ahead on future expansion plans
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Scathing report of WMATA ROCC culture
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WMATA launches SmarTrip for iPhone and Apple Watch
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Long Bridge Project Reaches Critical Milestone
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VRE names new CEO
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Underground Station lighting
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Car/MTA Light Rail accident leavs 1 dead, 2 injured
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Commuter Rail service between Baltimore and Carrol County.
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Metro Cars 6050+6051
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MARC AEM-7
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Disposition of MARC RDCs
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WMATA 5000 series cars
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Original system proposal map
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WMATA - Fairfax Cty recommends updating 2 station names
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WMATA - 3000-series train collision on Oct. 7, 2019
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VRE extends contract with Keolis
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Why does Washington Union Station have low-level platforms
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WMATA closing early for June 2020 curfew
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WMATA: Google Street View
by Sand Box John  - 
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VRE plans to widen platforms at Woodbridge station
by davinp  - 
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Virginia Passenger Rail Authority
by Jeff Smith  - 
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MARC HHP-8
by Martin Baumann  - 
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Moovel, the ticketing app used by MARC & VRE to leave the USA
by davinp  - 
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VRE Communication plan for Orange line shutdown this summer
by davinp  - 
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VRE and Amtrak Expansion set under $3.7 billion deal
by DMClark  - 
23 Replies 
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All Things WMATA 7000 Series
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1539 Replies 
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Lobby against Chinese-made WMATA cars
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12 Replies 
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 by mtuandrew
 
Metro to study congestion improvements for BL/OR/SV
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17 Replies 
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WMATA to launch SmartTrip app in 2020
by davinp  - 
11 Replies 
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MARC service to WV Eastern Panhandle Imperiled
by Jeff Smith  - 
21 Replies 
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Derailment - Winchester and Potomac Railroad Bridge
by farecard  - 
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BWI Airtrain
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MARC RDC2 #9821 Information
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The stinky carpeting in Metro's railcars
by davinp  - 
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0 Replies 
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WMATA - escalator replacement project complete
by JDC  - 
1 Replies 
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 by Sand Box John
 
Metro removes 3000 series cars after door malfunction
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
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 by JDC
 
7000 series cars doors closing without warning message
by davinp  - 
9 Replies 
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 by danib62
 
Washington Nationals Victory Parade - 11/2/2019
by MACTRAXX  - 
3 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
Doug Allen stepping down as VRE's CEO
by davinp  - 
4 Replies 
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 by Sand Box John
 
Where have the 6000 series cars gone?
by davinp  - 
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 by YOLO
 
WMATA 2000 series
by Martin Baumann  - 
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 by Sand Box John
 
WMATA: Man assaulted, pushed onto tracks at Navy Yard
by RailVet  - 
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 by mtuandrew
 
2 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
WMATA: Best time / line to catch non 7000 series trains
by Deval  - 
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 by danib62
 
VRE & Metro reach deal for parking at Franconia-Springfield
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
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 by danib62
 
Expanding Virginia's Passenger Rail
by dgvrengineer  - 
12 Replies 
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 by ExCon90
 
WMATA Summer 2019 BL/YL Virginia platform project
by JDC  - 
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 by Arlington
 
Expanded DC/Baltimore Commuter Rail Proposals
by Sand Box John  - 
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 by mmi16
 
11 Replies 
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