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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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Metro, MARC, MTA, and VRE coronavirus response
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WMATA launches SmarTrip for iPhone and Apple Watch
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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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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
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VRE plans to widen platforms at Woodbridge station
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Virginia Passenger Rail Authority
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MARC HHP-8
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Moovel, the ticketing app used by MARC & VRE to leave the USA
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VRE Communication plan for Orange line shutdown this summer
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VRE and Amtrak Expansion set under $3.7 billion deal
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All Things WMATA 7000 Series
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Lobby against Chinese-made WMATA cars
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Metro to study congestion improvements for BL/OR/SV
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WMATA to launch SmartTrip app in 2020
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MARC service to WV Eastern Panhandle Imperiled
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Derailment - Winchester and Potomac Railroad Bridge
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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
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WMATA - escalator replacement project complete
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Metro removes 3000 series cars after door malfunction
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7000 series cars doors closing without warning message
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Washington Nationals Victory Parade - 11/2/2019
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Doug Allen stepping down as VRE's CEO
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Where have the 6000 series cars gone?
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WMATA 2000 series
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WMATA: Man assaulted, pushed onto tracks at Navy Yard
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WMATA: Best time / line to catch non 7000 series trains
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VRE & Metro reach deal for parking at Franconia-Springfield
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Expanding Virginia's Passenger Rail
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WMATA Summer 2019 BL/YL Virginia platform project
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5 Replies 
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Expanded DC/Baltimore Commuter Rail Proposals
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11 Replies 
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VRE advancing expansion, mobile ticket changes
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2 Replies 
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MARC cars going to NJT; NJT locomotive coming to MARC
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8 Replies 
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Those tanks (DC Parade July 4 2019)
by farecard  - 
8 Replies 
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1 Replies 
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Metro plans more summer shutdowns for platform replacement
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6 Replies 
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Metro resumes automatic train door opening on the red line
by davinp  - 
7 Replies 
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GWU - Metro construction photos
by JDC  - 
2 Replies 
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Amtrak Bullying Commuter Railroads, Newest Target is SEPTA
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DC2RVA
by KTHW  - 
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VRE has run out of Free Ride Certificates (FRCs)
by davinp  - 
2 Replies 
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WMATA to study extension to National Harbor
by mtuandrew  - 
14 Replies 
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How VRE is preparing for Metro shutdown
by davinp  - 
2 Replies 
 1739 Views
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Lengthy VRE delays frustrate riders
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
 1869 Views
 by srepetsk
 
WMATA - Dupont Circle canopy project
by JDC  - 
1 Replies 
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Metro to offer FREE parking at VA stations during summer
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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Stadler’s in the metro game
by mtuandrew  - 
4 Replies 
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VRE to order new railcars with Chicago Metra
by davinp  - 
4 Replies 
 2063 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Metro to install vinyl wrapping on 3K/6K, look more like 7Ks
by YOLO  - 
31 Replies 
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 by Sand Box John
 
Washington Metrorail Safety Commission is taking over
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
VRE advancing Crystal City expansion ahead of Amazon vote
by davinp  - 
2 Replies 
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 by mtuandrew
 
Metro ridership drops to lowest levels since 2000
by davinp  - 
2 Replies 
 1963 Views
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WMATA - Metro launches StationView
by JDC  - 
0 Replies 
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WMATA - Metro begins automatic door testing
by JDC  - 
2 Replies 
 2082 Views
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Faregates vs Turnstiles
by rail10  - 
2 Replies 
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WMATA work train locomotives
by RailVet  - 
9 Replies 
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 by RailVet
 
VRE now rolling out Positive Train Control
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
Proposed New Metrorail Heavy Repair and Overhaul Facility
by Sand Box John  - 
3 Replies 
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FTA threat if Metro re-extends late night weekend service
by zuckie13  - 
2 Replies 
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Government Shutdown
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7 Replies 
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