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WMATA - red signal violations
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Metro May Permanently Close at Midnight; 10pm on Sundays
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Falsify maintenance records, kill people, get your job back!
by MCL1981  - 
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Why does MTA keep small "useless" stations in operation?
by MCL1981  - 
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VRE shatters ridership records during Metro SafeTrack Surge
by davinp  - 
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Baltimore Metro follows WMATA lead
by Sand Box John  - 
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Station and stop signal overrun at DCA
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Glenmont red signal violation & possible switch damage
by srepetsk  - 
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Metro power question
by YOLO  - 
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VRE proposes storage tracks at New York Avenue
by davinp  - 
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Metro implements 15-minute 'grace period' July 1
by JDC  - 
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New tunnel lights going in
by MCL1981  - 
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Metro to display photos by Kevin Sutherland at NoMa
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Metro blames more delays on the fire department
by MCL1981  - 
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MARC 7900's (ex Metra/CNW Pullman cars)
by mmi16  - 
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Flooding at Cleveland Park Metro
by JackRussell  - 
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Metro's 1967 plan & pitch
by JDC  - 
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Metro's new COO
by JDC  - 
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Smithsonian station
by YOLO  - 
1 Replies 
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VRE unable to buy 21 new cars, will sell to Metra
by davinp  - 
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Metrorail midnight closing begins June 3, 2016
by JDC  - 
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Rebel Yell
by Munchabunch  - 
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Wiedefeld laying off 20 managers..
by JackRussell  - 
12 Replies 
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New PIDS displays
by wrivlin  - 
13 Replies 
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WMATA - Metro's most delayed stations
by JDC  - 
0 Replies 
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New insulators
by MCL1981  - 
7 Replies 
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VRE Spotslvania Station & Third Track
by davinp  - 
16 Replies 
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Red line question
by YOLO  - 
1 Replies 
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IsMetroOnFire.com and Related Article
by Jeff Smith  - 
1 Replies 
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 by Sand Box John
 
Greenbelt test track and tie replacement
by motor  - 
10 Replies 
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A good idea, but can't be done: MARC Orange Line shuttle
by STrRedWolf  - 
21 Replies 
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MARC Brunswick line recent on-time performance experience
by mzu2006  - 
6 Replies 
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Incident: pedestrian bridge falls onto Green Line tracks
by JDC  - 
15 Replies 
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Disabled train outside Stadium-Armor 5-9-16
by JDC  - 
13 Replies 
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BREAKING: service suspended bet. E. Market & L'Enfant
by JDC  - 
15 Replies 
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Smoking Metro Car on Social Media
by Jeff Smith  - 
2 Replies 
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Not just WMATA
by farecard  - 
6 Replies 
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NTSB to release report into L'Enfant fire
by JDC  - 
17 Replies 
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Insulator maintenance
by farecard  - 
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Android apps
by farecard  - 
5 Replies 
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CSX derailment at QN (MARC Brunswick Line / Union Lead)
by MCL1981  - 
23 Replies 
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FTA issues safety orders to Metro after safety blitz
by JDC  - 
1 Replies 
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US Transp. Sec. Foxx replaces 3 Board members
by JDC  - 
5 Replies 
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Arcing insulator on Red Line (4/27/16) - again
by JDC  - 
9 Replies 
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Power during 3rd rail gaps.
by MCL1981  - 
9 Replies 
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Metro's Acting Chief Safety Officer Resigns
by JDC  - 
7 Replies 
 2404 Views
 by MCL1981
 
WMATA Car Maintenance Question
by DiscoveryAnalysis  - 
3 Replies 
 2218 Views
 by dcmike
 
Silver Line / Blue Line problems
by Jeff Smith  - 
37 Replies 
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 by Sand Box John
 
WaPo in-depth story on Metro's flaws
by JDC  - 
3 Replies 
 1805 Views
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1970s slides
by Sand Box John  - 
9 Replies 
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April 23 smoke incident on Red Line
by JDC  - 
0 Replies 
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"The Enthusiast" by Josh Fruhlinger
by mohawkrailfan  - 
0 Replies 
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Traction Power Substations & Tie Breaker Stations
by DiscoveryAnalysis  - 
5 Replies 
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Metro's new CARe report - May 2016
by JDC  - 
0 Replies 
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Metro RFP for tunnel light project
by JDC  - 
6 Replies 
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Metro evacuates customers from train in tunnel
by JDC  - 
20 Replies 
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 by Chris Brown
 
Cable fire near McPherson Sq. - 3/14/16
by JDC  - 
18 Replies 
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BREAKING: Metro is considering extended closures of lines
by JDC  - 
22 Replies 
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How is the direction of travel set on CTC signals?
by MCL1981  - 
5 Replies 
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 by MattW
 
Metro awards contract for new fare payment system
by JDC  - 
35 Replies 
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 by JackRussell
 
WMATA Single-tracking
by farecard  - 
8 Replies 
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 by octr202
 
Gray Lady Too Harsh?
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
7 Replies 
 2434 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
How are WMATA's trains moved to different lines?
by Chris Brown  - 
14 Replies 
 3556 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
MTA light rail rebuild project
by tommyboy6181  - 
2 Replies 
 2181 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Track fire bet. Clarendon & Courthouse 3-25-16
by JDC  - 
6 Replies 
 2276 Views
 by srepetsk
 
The Infuriating History of How Metro Got So Bad
by Jeff Smith  - 
2 Replies 
 1951 Views
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BREAKING: Metro to close for 24 hours, per reports
by JDC  - 
48 Replies 
 26222 Views
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Metro re-considering 100% 8-car trains
by JDC  - 
12 Replies 
 4280 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
(PIMS) Passenger Information Massage System now on the web
by Sand Box John  - 
14 Replies 
 5067 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
Metro testing 6-car train decals
by JDC  - 
8 Replies 
 1991 Views
 by MCL1981
 
DC Streetcar H Street Benning Road construction pictures
by Sand Box John  - 
46 Replies 
 16119 Views
 by gokeefe
 
Yet another red light signal incident
by YOLO  - 
2 Replies 
 1736 Views
 by farecard
 
NEW Fredericksburg Train begins Nov. 30
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
 2580 Views
 by CentralValleyRail
 
"Restoring Pride in Metro" - GM's report
by JDC  - 
3 Replies 
 1480 Views
 by JDC
 
RFID readers on the wayside?
by MCL1981  - 
6 Replies 
 2980 Views
 by mmi16
 
Shooting on Green line -2-23-16
by JDC  - 
4 Replies 
 2123 Views
 by JDC
 
Proposal to Move Oversight from FTA to FRA
by YOLO  - 
21 Replies 
 5211 Views
 by MCL1981
 
Radio Frequencies used?
by train2  - 
8 Replies 
 6032 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
Metro imposes 'temp' speed restrictions across system
by JDC  - 
9 Replies 
 2592 Views
 by Mainland
 
Looking for feedback on 3D model of Metro 1000 series
by islanddon  - 
7 Replies 
 3026 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
Series of wrong-side door openings
by JDC  - 
0 Replies 
 1600 Views
 by JDC
 
MARC "S" Schedule... but canceled early trains?
by STrRedWolf  - 
2 Replies 
 2049 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Metro train runs red signal, OCC stops train before crash
by MCL1981  - 
23 Replies 
 4739 Views
 by srepetsk
 
Bombardier to Overhaul 63 Kawasaki MARC III Cars
by Fan Railer  - 
1 Replies 
 1873 Views
 by realtype
 
BWI to be rebuilt/reconfigured
by Jeff Smith  - 
22 Replies 
 11215 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Peapod pickup at select Metro stations
by JDC  - 
0 Replies 
 1091 Views
 by JDC
 
NO Metrorail service Jan. 23-24 (Jonas Snowmaggedon)
by JDC  - 
25 Replies 
 4718 Views
 by srepetsk
 
MARC Electric Fleet Status
by aem7ac921  - 
1 Replies 
 1231 Views
 by Martin Baumann
 
Consist uncouples in green line tunnel on Wed 1/6/2016
by MCL1981  - 
19 Replies 
 5152 Views
 by JDC
 
Green-line train decoupling
by srepetsk  - 
1 Replies 
 1791 Views
 by srepetsk
 
Traction Power Substation Fire Stadium-Armory
by farecard  - 
49 Replies 
 10017 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
Laurel looking for more commuter rail service
by Jeff Smith  - 
1 Replies 
 2112 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
8 car Red line trains returning to ATO
by YOLO  - 
18 Replies 
 6719 Views
 by Robert Paniagua
 
Old sidings along the Brunswick Line
by MCL1981  - 
8 Replies 
 3838 Views
 by strench707
 
Mezzanine IDs & Terminal Radio Unit numbers
by DiscoveryAnalysis  - 
3 Replies 
 1700 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
Private rail cars at Union
by MCL1981  - 
1 Replies 
 2281 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Metro Driver Connects Commuters
by Sand Box John  - 
0 Replies 
 1859 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
Metro has a new GM
by JDC  - 
7 Replies 
 2790 Views
 by srepetsk
 
Railfan Windows
by jackintosh11  - 
4 Replies 
 2745 Views
 by Robert Paniagua
 
PIDS software
by wrivlin  - 
0 Replies 
 1753 Views
 by wrivlin
 
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