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MARC cars going to NJT; NJT locomotive coming to MARC
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Those tanks (DC Parade July 4 2019)
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Metro plans more summer shutdowns for platform replacement
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Metro resumes automatic train door opening on the red line
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GWU - Metro construction photos
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Amtrak Bullying Commuter Railroads, Newest Target is SEPTA
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DC2RVA
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VRE has run out of Free Ride Certificates (FRCs)
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WMATA to study extension to National Harbor
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How VRE is preparing for Metro shutdown
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Lengthy VRE delays frustrate riders
by davinp  - 
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WMATA - Dupont Circle canopy project
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Metro to offer FREE parking at VA stations during summer
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Stadler’s in the metro game
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VRE to order new railcars with Chicago Metra
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Metro to install vinyl wrapping on 3K/6K, look more like 7Ks
by YOLO  - 
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Washington Metrorail Safety Commission is taking over
by davinp  - 
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VRE advancing Crystal City expansion ahead of Amazon vote
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Metro ridership drops to lowest levels since 2000
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WMATA - Metro launches StationView
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WMATA - Metro begins automatic door testing
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Faregates vs Turnstiles
by rail10  - 
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WMATA work train locomotives
by RailVet  - 
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VRE now rolling out Positive Train Control
by davinp  - 
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Proposed New Metrorail Heavy Repair and Overhaul Facility
by Sand Box John  - 
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FTA threat if Metro re-extends late night weekend service
by zuckie13  - 
2 Replies 
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Government Shutdown
by daybeers  - 
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Blue Line Dulles Realignment
by mgandrejco  - 
8 Replies 
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Old VRE gallery car on NBC's Chicago Fire
by davinp  - 
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Looking for pictures of Rohr 1000 series rolling stock
by mdesoto  - 
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Mandatory Safety System PTC Still Not Operating on MARC
by davinp  - 
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WMATA removes fire extinguishers from railcars
by davinp  - 
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Potomac Shores VRE station now looking at 2022 opening
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Metrorail routing & private propery
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Amazon HQ2
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"New" Track for Union Station
by zuckie13  - 
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WMATA 1000 series "preservation" clarification
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WMATA 6000 Series Rail Car Legacy
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Long Bridge Project
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wmata metro lighting
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VRE now has 100 railcars
by davinp  - 
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WMATA Yellow Line Potomac Bridge closure
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Speakers installed at Capitol South Outside Escalators
by davinp  - 
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DC Council votes to decriminalize fare evasion on Metro
by davinp  - 
4 Replies 
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Silver Spring no-Transit Center
by farecard  - 
11 Replies 
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BL/YL closure in Fri rush hour?? Until Sun
by mtuandrew  - 
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Metro recommends expanding service, lowering weekend fares
by davinp  - 
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VRE riders don't like WMATA's surcharge at Franconia-Spring
by davinp  - 
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MARC Electric vs. Diesel
by farecard  - 
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Metro selects new HQ site in L'Enfant Plaza
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Metro OKs food sales, but you still cannot eat on trains
by davinp  - 
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Government fines MARC $30K for delaying installing PTC
by davinp  - 
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Metro board expected to extend GM Wiedefeld’s contract
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MARC RPO/baggage car 199
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Grade Crossing
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2 Metro Trains routed to wrong direction
by davinp  - 
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After 4-year delay, Potomac Shores VRE station moving foward
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
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MARC Camden line taking the wye at F Tower today
by STrRedWolf  - 
3 Replies 
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MARC installing new ticket machines everywhere
by STrRedWolf  - 
3 Replies 
 3018 Views
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Why is WMATA still mixing some railcars?
by davinp  - 
10 Replies 
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U.S. government’s secret shutdown plan for Metro
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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Major Concrete Issues Found in Silver Line Metro Extension
by davinp  - 
15 Replies 
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Silver Line Vibrations
by KTHW  - 
5 Replies 
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Second Forest Glen entrance
by farecard  - 
6 Replies 
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Riding all of MARC in one day
by markonthetrain  - 
5 Replies 
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 by gprimr1
 
Special move (chargers)
by DutchRailnut  - 
47 Replies 
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MARC in Jeopardy of not meeting PTC deadline, Feds say
by davinp  - 
6 Replies 
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FTA: Metro must make urgent safety fixes to barriers on 7Ks
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
WMATA will no longer be able to open swing gates for VRE
by davinp  - 
12 Replies 
 4315 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
6/5 Forest Glen fire incident
by YOLO  - 
1 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
WMATA - new fare system (2.0)
by JDC  - 
14 Replies 
 4652 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Metro secrets revealed
by davinp  - 
2 Replies 
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Metro operator opens doors on wrong side
by davinp  - 
4 Replies 
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 by Sand Box John
 
MARC train and riders trapped in flash flood in Brunswick
by MCL1981  - 
4 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
5/19 CSX bridge collapse, ALX
by mtuandrew  - 
0 Replies 
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WMATA - Vignelli's Metro maps
by JDC  - 
0 Replies 
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 by JDC
 
WMATA Money Trains
by smallfire85  - 
6 Replies 
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 by smallfire85
 
Station name change: Foggy Bottom and Smithsonian
by JDC  - 
17 Replies 
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 by oknazevad
 
Metro installing LED lighting in 6000 series cars
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
 2570 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Takoma doghouse
by farecard  - 
2 Replies 
 2722 Views
 by farecard
 
West Virginia Will Pay 1.5 Million to Marc
by skm  - 
6 Replies 
 3224 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
NIMBYs are at it again, wants WMATA to stop honking
by YOLO  - 
9 Replies 
 4117 Views
 by Robert Paniagua
 
April 18th, 2018 Penn Line Tresspasser Incident
by STrRedWolf  - 
7 Replies 
 3498 Views
 by MCL1981
 
VRE status on Positive Train Control
by davinp  - 
2 Replies 
 2600 Views
 by srepetsk
 
Parking at Perryville
by skm  - 
2 Replies 
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 by skm
 
MARC Timetable Train 525
by skm  - 
2 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
Metro to launch SmartTrip mobile app
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
Metro ‘swing-gates’ due for upgrade
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
 2656 Views
 by MCL1981
 
Tracks beyond Largo
by drwho9437  - 
4 Replies 
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 by Sand Box John
 
Metro wants study on a M Street subway tunnel
by YOLO  - 
56 Replies 
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 by Sand Box John
 
WMATA Safety Culture
by Sand Box John  - 
14 Replies 
 3862 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
MARC gives Bombardier operating contract extension
by dowlingm  - 
1 Replies 
 2123 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Any pictures of 6000 series trains back side?
by YOLO  - 
4 Replies 
 2634 Views
 by YOLO
 
WMATA rail: getting better or worse?
by drwho9437  - 
6 Replies 
 2982 Views
 by MCL1981
 
MTA shuts down SubwayLink for emergency repairs
by STrRedWolf  - 
13 Replies 
 4054 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
how do MARC and VRE coordinate with OPM?
by dt_rt40  - 
7 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
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