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Metrorail closes 39 above-ground stations (Dec 19 Storm)
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MARC delays last Sat during snowstorm
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The Blue Line extension celebrates 5 years
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Integrity of future provision for Sliver line questioned
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O&M Contract
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Major shakeup at WMATA
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Rebuilt MARC IIB Single Levels
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MARC's small trains/lack of cars?
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MARC passengers take matters into own hands
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Fire and EMS Metro Crash Documentary
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MARC buys VRE Kawaski cars
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MTA gets new administrator
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The New York Ave station celebrates its 5th birthday
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VRE Crew Bases?
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Blended Dynamic brakes on GP-40WH-2
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Metro charged with breaking Clean Water Act
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BWI Ownership
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The stopping guidelines have officially been dumbed down
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Accident at the WFC Rail Yard
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VRE to keep youth fares for now
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Marc bilevel speed increase
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MARC Multilevels-Times And Train Numbers
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Metro bars inspectors
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CAF pair involved in accident
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Clocker Coaches (Converted Sleeoers)
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Contract Awarded to Keolis for VRE Operating and Maintenance
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Harpers Ferry Station
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Amtrak challenges VRE contract decision
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VRE ex Metra gallery car info wanted
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MARC Extra/Weekend Service
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Oscillating headlights on MARC equipment
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VRE Recommends awarding contract to Keolis for operations
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Single levels on VRE?
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taxis at Fredericksburg, VA station?
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Monday Singletrack with a difference...
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More power problems inconvience MARC patrons
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Why does MD have high platforms and VA have low platforms?
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Suicide prevention?
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Firearms approved on VRE, but only so far
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Express poll asks if John Catoe should be fired
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Passengers trapped in Van Dorn station.
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Updated vendor machines
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Doors are NOT closing...
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Red Line crash after the hype
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Major track operation closing Nat'l Airport for Labor Day
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Where will Reston Parkway station be
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New Wiki-enabled Simulation: Washington Metro
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New Interiors Being Tested on the Green Line
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A few questions from a newb
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Va. applies for $74 million for high-speed rail
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third rail shoe
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what are these two things between the running rails
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WMATA's latest overruns -- unclear on the concept
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"Avoid the red line at all costs"
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Platform Tiles
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Visual differences between 2000 and 3000 series pre-rehab?
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From the Post: 12 Cars Make Way Too Much Train
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Longer trains ARE coming but...
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Telescoping (Railcar going on top of another railcar)
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Another WMATA fatality
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MARC passengers should be in the know!!
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The Big Threat
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Door problems
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Unusual destination
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Youtube Find: Extremely Rare MARC consist
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MTA/VRE trip
by realtype  - 
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Virginia funded passenger trains to start this fall
by davinp  - 
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VRE's website gets a facelift
by davinp  - 
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Metro Operations Post-Accident
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Saftey Training center cars
by Matt_S  - 
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1 or 2 MPs cleared for service
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Reagan National Airpt Bike Trail is blocked off.
by Littleredcaboose  - 
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NextBus
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Who is Kathryn D. Waters and why is a loco named for her?
by train2  - 
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Any reports on the new power yet?
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Thursday's rush hour
by train2  - 
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Lost Revenue at St. Dennis
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Past WMATA Accidents
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WMATA Board needs to be fixed!!!
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VRE selling locomotives
by davinp  - 
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Smithsonian Crash Report
by farecard  - 
1 Replies 
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How does DC Metro crash affect MARC, Amtrak?
by CPSK  - 
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WMATA funding/fairbox recovery
by farecard  - 
4 Replies 
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Max speed on the NEC for MARC?
by train2  - 
1 Replies 
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Red Line Collision
by HokieNav  - 
28 Replies 
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Breaking News I Just Heard
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Metro Crash?
by trainwayne1  - 
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Quick Question
by deandremouse  - 
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Perryville Parking?
by Woodcrest295  - 
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State plots MARC expansion with Aberdeen land deal
by RailVet  - 
6 Replies 
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WMATA 2009 Rail Rodeo
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New platform tiles at Takoma
by SchuminWeb  - 
12 Replies 
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Be on the look out this week of 5/18 new power
by train2  - 
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"Approaching" announcement on Automatic Stop Announcements
by SchuminWeb  - 
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 by Robert Paniagua
 
4 & 6 car Metro Trains
by Matt'  - 
21 Replies 
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 by SchuminWeb
 
The 2009 Metro railfan trip
by tommyboy6181  - 
8 Replies 
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 by Sand Box John
 
VRE celebrates National Bike to Work Day
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
North East Station
by Bobby S  - 
1 Replies 
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 by Bobby S
 
Anyone else noticed those animated ads on the Red Line?
by jerryinva  - 
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