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Scathing report of WMATA ROCC culture
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Long Bridge Project Reaches Critical Milestone
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VRE names new CEO
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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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Metro Cars 6050+6051
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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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Expanded DC/Baltimore Commuter Rail Proposals
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VRE advancing expansion, mobile ticket changes
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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
by davinp  - 
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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)
by davinp  - 
2 Replies 
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 by mmi16
 
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 
 1866 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Lengthy VRE delays frustrate riders
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
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 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 
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 by mtuandrew
 
Metro to install vinyl wrapping on 3K/6K, look more like 7Ks
by YOLO  - 
31 Replies 
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Washington Metrorail Safety Commission is taking over
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
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VRE advancing Crystal City expansion ahead of Amazon vote
by davinp  - 
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Metro ridership drops to lowest levels since 2000
by davinp  - 
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WMATA - Metro launches StationView
by JDC  - 
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WMATA - Metro begins automatic door testing
by JDC  - 
2 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
Faregates vs Turnstiles
by rail10  - 
2 Replies 
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WMATA work train locomotives
by RailVet  - 
9 Replies 
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VRE now rolling out Positive Train Control
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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Proposed New Metrorail Heavy Repair and Overhaul Facility
by Sand Box John  - 
3 Replies 
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 by Sand Box John
 
FTA threat if Metro re-extends late night weekend service
by zuckie13  - 
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Government Shutdown
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7 Replies 
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Blue Line Dulles Realignment
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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  - 
6 Replies 
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Mandatory Safety System PTC Still Not Operating on MARC
by davinp  - 
2 Replies 
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WMATA removes fire extinguishers from railcars
by davinp  - 
7 Replies 
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 by farecard
 
Potomac Shores VRE station now looking at 2022 opening
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
Metrorail routing & private propery
by farecard  - 
4 Replies 
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 by Sand Box John
 
Amazon HQ2
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