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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 ignored track defects for months despite FTA’s warning
by davinp  - 
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 by MCL1981
 
LIRR Seeking to Lease MARC Coaches for Summer 2017 Service
by jhdeasy  - 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
DCDOT to abandon current streetcars?
by dowlingm  - 
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Metro to retire all 1000- and 4000-series railcars by July 1
by davinp  - 
27 Replies 
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Last 4000 series leaves the railyard; 5000 cars retired next
by davinp  - 
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Metro wants to rebuild station platforms
by YOLO  - 
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Metro releases major track work schedule for 2018
by YOLO  - 
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Welcome new moderator Andrew Stephens
by John_Perkowski  - 
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WMATA 2040 Regional Transit Plan.
by braves  - 
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Metro is looking to dump 2k/3k/6k trains early
by YOLO  - 
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Red line train derailment 1-15-18
by JDC  - 
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Metro Approves Program That Will Credit Delayed Riders
by davinp  - 
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MARC Conductor
by DanK  - 
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Equipment in the MARC riverside Yard
by jcepler1  - 
12 Replies 
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SafeTrack surge areas require further track work
by davinp  - 
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Metro says some trains are increasing vibration levels
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
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The new Long Bridge could have bike and pedestrian paths
by davinp  - 
17 Replies 
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 by RRspatch
 
Red Line cable replacement
by farecard  - 
12 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
House Rep Commstock of VA submits WMATA funding/reform bill
by STrRedWolf  - 
0 Replies 
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Metro seeking input on how to design 8000 series cars
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
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 by Chris Brown
 
Human Hair Buildup in Metro System Poses Fire Threat
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
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 by mmi16
 
New WMATA Railcar Numbering Pilot
by smallfire85  - 
8 Replies 
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The last 1000 series car heads to the scrap yard
by davinp  - 
9 Replies 
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VRE to make longer trains
by davinp  - 
12 Replies 
 4157 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Metro reports a sharp rise in arcing incidents
by davinp  - 
4 Replies 
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 by MCL1981
 
WMATA expanding waterproofing trial
by STrRedWolf  - 
1 Replies 
 1783 Views
 by MCL1981
 
Detailed diagrams/models of 6000 series train?
by YOLO  - 
0 Replies 
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 by YOLO
 
Metro considering new signage, map
by JDC  - 
15 Replies 
 7678 Views
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Scrapping has begun
by Sand Box John  - 
131 Replies 
 39651 Views
 by Chris Brown
 
New Baltimore Metro Subway Railcars
by realtype  - 
6 Replies 
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 by tommyboy6181
 
VRE to retire the last of the old gallery cars
by davinp  - 
18 Replies 
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 by Tadman
 
B30, now marked down to B19.95
by farecard  - 
12 Replies 
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VRE - Standing Means Detraining
by JeffersonLeeEng  - 
4 Replies 
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 by Literalman
 
WMATA - painting Union Station's vault ceiling
by JDC  - 
10 Replies 
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 by Munchabunch
 
Union Station, 1970s and 1980s
by Munchabunch  - 
0 Replies 
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WMATA - Loudoun Metrorail Training Simulator Opens
by JDC  - 
1 Replies 
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 by Acton Town S5
 
Red line tunnel problems
by YOLO  - 
17 Replies 
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 by JackRussell
 
Metro's revised track work & maintenance plan
by JDC  - 
121 Replies 
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 by Chris Brown
 
MARC Delays Caused by Amtrak
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31 Replies 
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Happy 25th Anniversary VRE
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
Perryville maintence yard delayed 5 years.
by STrRedWolf  - 
1 Replies 
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 by ThirdRail7
 
WMATA - man writes songs about all 91 Metro stations
by JDC  - 
0 Replies 
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Automatic train operation won’t return to Metro anytime soon
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
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 by srepetsk
 
Weekday Parking at Martin State Airport
by skm  - 
1 Replies 
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 by skm
 
VRE's 11mi of High Speed Rail (Arkendale - Powell's Creek)
by Arlington  - 
72 Replies 
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 by Literalman
 
WMATA - Post-Safetrack safety program
by JDC  - 
1 Replies 
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 by JackRussell
 
BMore Light Rail shut down due to tree, power pole down
by STrRedWolf  - 
2 Replies 
 2501 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Electrical-leak testing could reduce Metro meltdowns
by davinp  - 
9 Replies 
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 by farecard
 
VRE to raise fares
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
Old Metrorail Car Gets Second Life as Benches, Retail Space
by davinp  - 
4 Replies 
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 by Sand Box John
 
WMATA - Wiedefeld proposes new business model
by JDC  - 
0 Replies 
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 by JDC
 
A quick update on the Light Rail rebuild
by STrRedWolf  - 
5 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
Metro cancels plans to bring back automated trains
by davinp  - 
10 Replies 
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 by Sand Box John
 
Sending MARC to WIlmington
by Bensalem SEPTA rider  - 
44 Replies 
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 by jmatchesky
 
ATO coming back to some red line trains
by YOLO  - 
20 Replies 
 8542 Views
 by JDC
 
Are the 7000 series damaging Metro's tracks?
by davinp  - 
7 Replies 
 3581 Views
 by Chris Brown
 
Safe Track Surge 14 now a SHUTDOWN from Greenbelt to CP/PG
by smallfire85  - 
3 Replies 
 2324 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
MARC New Multilevels
by djmarco121  - 
174 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
7000 Series door opening announcement
by Chris Brown  - 
6 Replies 
 2957 Views
 by MCL1981
 
Pedestrian tunnel from Farragut North to Farragut West
by Chris Brown  - 
8 Replies 
 3341 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
Metro Connection tunnel
by Acton Town S5  - 
10 Replies 
 3661 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
NARP and VARP in Alexandria April 1
by Literalman  - 
0 Replies 
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 by Literalman
 
WMATA - SafeTrack (spring 2017)
by JDC  - 
21 Replies 
 5989 Views
 by JackRussell
 
VRE cancels Gainesville/Haymarket Expansion
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
 1251 Views
 by davinp
 
River water leaking into Yellow Line tunnel on 3/17/2017
by MCL1981  - 
0 Replies 
 1966 Views
 by MCL1981
 
Fairfax Firefighters cutting up old Metro railcars
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
 1831 Views
 by davinp
 
Step plate junctions
by Acton Town S5  - 
6 Replies 
 2947 Views
 by Acton Town S5
 
Gallery Place Terminal Operations
by RedLineRider  - 
1 Replies 
 2218 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
20 minute headway on Red line due to rebulding
by Chris Brown  - 
21 Replies 
 6880 Views
 by Chris Brown
 
WMATA - Back2Good
by JDC  - 
33 Replies 
 9249 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
21 years ago was the deadly MARC collision in Silver Spring
by davinp  - 
11 Replies 
 3434 Views
 by mmi16
 
Limited Run-Through: VRE to College Park Green&Purple
by Arlington  - 
27 Replies 
 7795 Views
 by Arlington
 
Metro to begin retiring 4000 series next week
by davinp  - 
17 Replies 
 5182 Views
 by Backshophoss
 
Live Map
by wrivlin  - 
10 Replies 
 9968 Views
 by MCL1981
 
VRE to discuss Midday Storage Facility at Community Meeting
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
 2485 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
What happened to MARC RPO car?
by wilwel1024  - 
2 Replies 
 2273 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Advice for folks arriving on Friday for the March?
by Rbts Stn  - 
15 Replies 
 4118 Views
 by ALAN L. SCHNEIDER
 
Passenger counts on new DC light rail line
by renf  - 
10 Replies 
 3818 Views
 by SemperFidelis
 
WMATA 1K Series Rollsign
by smallfire85  - 
51 Replies 
 14229 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
Potomac Shores’ VRE station running behind schedule
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
 1325 Views
 by davinp
 
VRE to run "S" Schedule on Inauguration Day - Jan 20
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
 1267 Views
 by davinp
 
Metro to close 6 stations Feb 4-5 for major project
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
 2164 Views
 by JackRussell
 
Metro inspectors lie, submit fraudulant reports, fake work
by MCL1981  - 
8 Replies 
 3731 Views
 by MCL1981
 
New cabinet at N end of Silver Spring
by farecard  - 
35 Replies 
 16354 Views
 by farecard
 
Speed Restriction Between Metro Center and Chinatown
by Chris Brown  - 
9 Replies 
 3378 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Braking / deceleration distance or time of WMATA trains
by MCL1981  - 
4 Replies 
 2749 Views
 by farecard
 
Yellow line
by wrivlin  - 
1 Replies 
 2152 Views
 by JDC
 
Derailment at East Falls Church
by JackRussell  - 
40 Replies 
 8533 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
Train detached near Twinbrook station
by YOLO  - 
17 Replies 
 6168 Views
 by mmi16
 
Metro to get rid of 1K & 4K cars in 2017, stop mixing series
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
 2187 Views
 by Robert Paniagua
 
FTA to conduct WMATA safety investigation
by JDC  - 
18 Replies 
 8454 Views
 by JDC
 
All 4000 series railcars being pulled from service
by YOLO  - 
20 Replies 
 6354 Views
 by jackintosh11
 
Metro in the year 2020
by Chris Brown  - 
5 Replies 
 3063 Views
 by Chris Brown
 
Metro train nearly runs over safety inspectors
by MCL1981  - 
20 Replies 
 4981 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
What MARC has spare for SEPTA?
by STrRedWolf  - 
21 Replies 
 7019 Views
 by Silverliner II
 
Grey Lady Tees Off
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
1 Replies 
 2265 Views
 by MCL1981
 
Surge #10 on the red line
by MCL1981  - 
2 Replies 
 2247 Views
 by MCL1981
 
WMATA - speed controls
by JDC  - 
2 Replies 
 1547 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
Interior "Next stop" signs in trains
by Chris Brown  - 
13 Replies 
 4079 Views
 by smallfire85
 
WMATA - proposed FY 2018 budget
by JDC  - 
6 Replies 
 2542 Views
 by srepetsk
 
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