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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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VRE Santa Trains are back this year!
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Full Replacement Recommended for Aging Rail Bridge in Alexandria
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ACS-64 loaned to MARC?
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Baltimore LR vehicle stolen for joy-ride
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What public transit buses if any use the Dulles Greenway?
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Port covington swing bridge
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Arkendale project on track to speed up train service
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Metro changing station names effective 9/11
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MARC/VRE FORCE MAJEURE: MARC BRUNSWICK/CAMDEN LINES, ALL VRE SERVICE
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Metro on schedule to restore 7000-series railcars in late summer
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System Track Schematic
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Pedestrian bridge to be built next to Long Bridge
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Metro names new General Manager
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Red Line 7/30 Incident
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A new way to know: 'Where's my Train?"
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WMATA - Author of infamous "unsuck DC Metro" account dies
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maryland state rail plans out
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MARC IIIs going down south
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WMATA signaling
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MARC and the new B&P / Frederick Douglass Tunnel
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Miscommunication between Kawasaki & WMATA lead to 7000 series issues
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WMATA - Metrorail operators' certifications lapsed
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“Transforming Rail in Virginia”
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GM Wiedefeld and COO Leader resigns
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MARC E and F unit retirements
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Sanitising and health Stations
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MARC GP40 & GP39 status
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New building at riverside yard
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MD General Assembly overrides Hogan's veto of MARC expansion
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Metro's 8000 series are being built in Hagerstown, MD
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Commuter trains struggle with fewer commuters
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VRE 30th Anniversary Logo
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Passengers stranded on MARC train for hours
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Metro Board announces retirement of General Manager/CEO
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Extending Metro to Prince William County would cost $27 Billion
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WMATA - new 14-story building
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New VRE budget counting on return of workers to offices
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Light Rail crash kills 1 -- prelim says possible fault w/operator
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VRE ridership still far below pre-pandemic levels
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$66 Billion Infrastructure bill - Effects on VRE
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Richmond Commuter Rail
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VRE Santa Trains cancelled again this year
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Next Stop: Georgetown
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VRE Schedule Change on Oct 18, 2021
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WMATA - Platform Improvement Project Summer 2021
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WMATA - Board meeting to consider expansion options
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Metro's 2040 Plans: New Blue, Yellow and VA lines
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WMATA - Rockville and Shady Grove stations closed
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Metro proposes service cuts due to pandemic
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VRE looking to acquire Alstom Coradia cars
by KTHW  - 
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Maryland MARC/WMATA Congresscritter funding
by STrRedWolf  - 
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5 Replies 
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20 Replies 
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MARC schedules it's return to full service... and jacks up the fares.
by STrRedWolf  - 
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VRE will soon end social distancing & seat restrictions on trains
by davinp  - 
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Metro takes one step back from automation (again)
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11 Replies 
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SmarTrip now on Android and Google Pay
by davinp  - 
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7 Replies 
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VRE will return to full service June 1st
by davinp  - 
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2 Replies 
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1 Replies 
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Metro's Blue Line reopens May 23
by davinp  - 
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VRE asks will riders return if they resume full schedule
by davinp  - 
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MARC Penn Line ride review
by STrRedWolf  - 
1 Replies 
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Last MARC RDC run
by Martin Baumann  - 
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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
by davinp  - 
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5k Car Get's A Second Life
by Sand Box John  - 
3 Replies 
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WMATA - death of Robert S. O’Neil
by JDC  - 
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0 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
Metro awards contract to replace escalators at 32 stations
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
WMATA closes Blue Line for 3 months for platform reconstruction
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
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 by JDC
 
VRE ridership still down 90%; future projections 'uncertain'
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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Wireless service in tunnels
by wrivlin  - 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
Johns Hopkins study on speeding up train service misses the MARC.
by STrRedWolf  - 
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Potential Bombardier rail sale to Alstom, effects on MTAMD
by STrRedWolf  - 
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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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