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When did Penn Line frequencies increase?
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NTSB releases three WMATA case dockets
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Springfield-Franconia - Greenbelt service to begin 06 2012
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SmarTrip replacement system - where is it?
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any plans for new stations on marc?
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New GM decision
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VRE Derailment
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VRE Train #306 Engineer stop going so slow Springfield/Alex
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Anacostia Corridor Demonstration Project
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Railfanning MARC question
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Length of stub tunnels at Huntington
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Disappearing pay phones
by farecard  - 
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VRE is not required to shutdown if the government shuts down
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MARC Crowding Issues (Retitled)
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MARC Rail bill to require Holocaust disclosure target Keolis
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31 Replies 
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Why does MARC allow crossing the tracks, VRE doesn't?
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Metro's oldest rail cars will be rolling out of service
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Virginia Railway Express sees growth, challenges in 2011
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26 Replies 
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WMATA Car Door mechs and Master Controller Units
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Happy 10th birthday Green Line extension
by tommyboy6181  - 
8 Replies 
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Delays on VRE test patience - some leave VRE
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27 Replies 
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VRE Consist Directions
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VRE working on wi-fi for trains
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MARC equipment utilization...
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Real time train location map
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Report: Organizational failures plague MARC system
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VRE's proposed buget: steady fares and longer trains
by davinp  - 
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Bidding on MARC contract canceled
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VRE to build Kiss & Ride facility at Woodbridge station
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To VRE Engineers: STOP operating the trains so slowly
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VA Rail board could be victim of state cuts
by davinp  - 
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 by davinp
 
AEM-7/HHP-8 question?
by ChrisU  - 
6 Replies 
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 by ChrisU
 
VRE Manassas Line 11/23 AM
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More Major Problems on Manassas Line Today, 12/2
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VRE's Holiday Schedule
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VRE Communications system (Nippon Sharyo cars)
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VRE Conductor Dies
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5:50 PM Perryville train does it deadhead back?
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Farragut North Ceiling Collapse
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Marc IIB Comunication System
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MARC Service on Black Friday ?
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Minor Collision @ DC Union Station (MARC / Amtrak)
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Which lines use which yards?
by redline43  - 
28 Replies 
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Metro and Redskins- Parking Advice
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Entrance 12th and G Streets
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Rosslyn Entrance
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Derailment at Farragut North Metrorail station: station reop
by Duncan McGuyver  - 
33 Replies 
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Election Season
by gprimr1  - 
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 by SemperFidelis
 
Robert Erhlich - Future of transportation in Maryland
by gprimr1  - 
6 Replies 
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MARC riders say problems stretch beyond 1 bad day
by davinp  - 
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Track at the north end of Brentwood
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MD rail stimulus $$$
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New VRE Woodbrige platform opens
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Rolling Equipment Roster for MARC?
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VRE Clifton Day
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VRE to test pulling 10 cars with the V50 tomorrow
by davinp  - 
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MARC SPECIAL!
by benpsut  - 
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Amtrak Tie Replacement project
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43 Replies 
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VRE F40's
by UKrailfan  - 
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Martin St Airport track layout question
by Matt Johnson  - 
14 Replies 
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VRE has $5.1 Million Surplus - will use to buy new equipment
by davinp  - 
4 Replies 
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 by Fan Railer
 
VRE is RFP to purchase 45 new rail cars
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
 1253 Views
 by chucksc
 
MARC AEM7 Spotted today 5/31/2009 In Philly
by NortheastTrainMan  - 
110 Replies 
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Out of area MARC spotting
by RailsEast  - 
2 Replies 
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 by HokieNav
 
US Army purchases old VRE locomotives & gallery cars
by davinp  - 
18 Replies 
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 by SemperFidelis
 
Preliminary VRE budget wouldn't raise fares or add service
by davinp  - 
2 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
Horn ban lifted in Manassas
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
MARC Equipment Use
by RailLad229  - 
5 Replies 
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 by HokieNav
 
Weekday Parking at West Falls Church Metro
by afiggatt  - 
4 Replies 
 4543 Views
 by wmartin573
 
Keolis - Cutthroat and Dishonest
by wheelslip  - 
3 Replies 
 1821 Views
 by Otto Vondrak
 
A Message from VRE's CEO on On-Time Performance
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
VRE pleased with Keolis performance
by davinp  - 
34 Replies 
 4695 Views
 by Jersey_Mike
 
All 4000-series cars now back in service (as of 7/21/10)
by HokieNav  - 
11 Replies 
 2328 Views
 by tommyboy6181
 
MARC Radio Frequencies
by SeptaFan235  - 
2 Replies 
 2436 Views
 by gp40marc69
 
What's a Concert Violinist to Do in Spare Time?
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
5 Replies 
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 by Pacific 2-3-1
 
VRE blames engine problems on heat, not Keolis
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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A more feasible MARC expansion
by gprimr1  - 
5 Replies 
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 by dt_rt40
 
No VRE Fredericksburg Service Friday
by davinp  - 
6 Replies 
 1631 Views
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Same problem, different city.
by 60 Car  - 
12 Replies 
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 by Sand Box John
 
VRE Communications
by chucksc  - 
8 Replies 
 1582 Views
 by chucksc
 
CSX train derails at Quantico closing tracks
by davinp  - 
2 Replies 
 1301 Views
 by the-rail-life
 
SmarTrip customer service outsourced- will it improve?
by tommyboy6181  - 
3 Replies 
 1647 Views
 by farecard
 
Perryville vs. Havre de Grace
by M&Eman  - 
23 Replies 
 5092 Views
 by strench707
 
NTSB hearing on Ft. Totten
by farecard  - 
21 Replies 
 3802 Views
 by HokieNav
 
History of MARC
by Jersey_Mike  - 
1 Replies 
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 by CNJGeep
 
Service back to normal in area of 06 22 2009 Red Line wreck
by Sand Box John  - 
28 Replies 
 7435 Views
 by strench707
 
Long week of delays & breakdowns for VRE
by davinp  - 
4 Replies 
 1199 Views
 by electricron
 
VRE developing computer diagnostic app for locomotives
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
 999 Views
 by HokieNav
 
Video: WMATA Train Operator Sleeping on the Job
by Robert Paniagua  - 
3 Replies 
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 by Robert Paniagua
 
Another MARC train breaks down
by davinp  - 
13 Replies 
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 by NellieBly
 
VRE new express train begins July 19
by davinp  - 
7 Replies 
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 by TallEddie_81
 
VRE last day for Amtrak, monday will be Keolis
by DutchRailnut  - 
26 Replies 
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 by Jtgshu
 
Light rail from Charles County, MD to Branch Ave?
by Aa3rt  - 
6 Replies 
 3346 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
"Distinguishing Metro Rail Cars"
by SchuminWeb  - 
10 Replies 
 2000 Views
 by strench707
 
Horrible 4th Service
by Greg Moore  - 
10 Replies 
 2031 Views
 by strench707
 
QuickTrack machines coming to non-Amtrak MARC stations
by HokieNav  - 
11 Replies 
 3538 Views
 by dt_rt40
 
MARC sets new ridership record
by realtype  - 
23 Replies 
 2463 Views
 by strench707
 
VRE cancels train instead of stranding passengers
by davinp  - 
2 Replies 
 993 Views
 by chucksc
 
Woman removed from VRE train after ticket snafu
by davinp  - 
6 Replies 
 1181 Views
 by Jtgshu
 
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