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  • Discussion related to DC area passenger rail services from Northern Virginia to Baltimore, MD. Includes Light Rail and Baltimore Subway.
Discussion related to DC area passenger rail services from Northern Virginia to Baltimore, MD. Includes Light Rail and Baltimore Subway.

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Station cleaning?
by MCL1981  - 
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 by JDC
 
Signals on both ends of Rockville station,
by MCL1981  - 
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New Money Train Cars
by RedLineRider  - 
13 Replies 
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WMATA - BOS single-tracking on 10-11-16
by JDC  - 
8 Replies 
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WMATA - FY 2018 budget prep
by JDC  - 
6 Replies 
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Virtual inspections a solution to ending late-nite service?
by STrRedWolf  - 
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Metro In The Middle
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
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Why is this MARC train parked in Denver?
by davinp  - 
4 Replies 
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Metro -riders self-evacuate Red line train on 9/13/16
by JDC  - 
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WMATA - new digital ad displays
by JDC  - 
0 Replies 
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WMATA - new report on Metro's power infrastructure
by JDC  - 
0 Replies 
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 by JDC
 
messages
by 2oldbones  - 
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List of Metro speed restrictions (as of Sept 13, 2016)
by JDC  - 
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VRE sells old gallery cars back to Chicago
by davinp  - 
5 Replies 
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MARC To Purchase Siemens Chargers?
by NH2060  - 
85 Replies 
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Metro ridership plunges 11%. PR department blames trees...
by MCL1981  - 
7 Replies 
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MARC using Amtrak P42s
by dt_rt40  - 
2 Replies 
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Metro Mangers discourage use of brakes to save time
by MCL1981  - 
10 Replies 
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 by MCL1981
 
WMATA - seeking to privatize parking garages
by JDC  - 
2 Replies 
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 by MCL1981
 
WMATA Rhode Island Ave Station - falling concrete
by JDC  - 
2 Replies 
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Derailment at Alexandria Yard
by YOLO  - 
1 Replies 
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Why Metro cannot run more than 26 tph
by JDC  - 
3 Replies 
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 by MCL1981
 
VRE Photo Policy
by jackintosh11  - 
10 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
Does MARC have a power problem brewing on the Penn Line?
by TheOneKEA  - 
28 Replies 
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 by twropr
 
NEC Future: Four-tracking Odenton
by STrRedWolf  - 
3 Replies 
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WP story: Why Metro is so hard to maintain
by JDC  - 
7 Replies 
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New wmata.com preview
by JDC  - 
6 Replies 
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 by jayo
 
MARC history - station openings and other significant events
by The EGE  - 
7 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
Third rail was live when passengers evacuated July 5
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
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 by MCL1981
 
Metro discontinuing paper farecards - set dates
by JDC  - 
13 Replies 
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 by farecard
 
WMATA - red signal violations
by JDC  - 
5 Replies 
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Metro May Permanently Close at Midnight; 10pm on Sundays
by davinp  - 
5 Replies 
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 by litz
 
Falsify maintenance records, kill people, get your job back!
by MCL1981  - 
12 Replies 
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 by Backshophoss
 
Why does MTA keep small "useless" stations in operation?
by MCL1981  - 
16 Replies 
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 by MCL1981
 
VRE shatters ridership records during Metro SafeTrack Surge
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
Baltimore Metro follows WMATA lead
by Sand Box John  - 
1 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
Station and stop signal overrun at DCA
by MCL1981  - 
2 Replies 
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 by Sand Box John
 
Glenmont red signal violation & possible switch damage
by srepetsk  - 
11 Replies 
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 by John_Perkowski
 
Metro power question
by YOLO  - 
3 Replies 
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 by srepetsk
 
VRE proposes storage tracks at New York Avenue
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
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 by Sand Box John
 
Metro implements 15-minute 'grace period' July 1
by JDC  - 
3 Replies 
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 by JDC
 
New tunnel lights going in
by MCL1981  - 
5 Replies 
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 by Sand Box John
 
Metro to display photos by Kevin Sutherland at NoMa
by JDC  - 
0 Replies 
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Metro blames more delays on the fire department
by MCL1981  - 
5 Replies 
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 by MCL1981
 
MARC 7900's (ex Metra/CNW Pullman cars)
by mmi16  - 
23 Replies 
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 by Backshophoss
 
Flooding at Cleveland Park Metro
by JackRussell  - 
15 Replies 
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 by Sand Box John
 
Metro's 1967 plan & pitch
by JDC  - 
1 Replies 
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 by Sand Box John
 
Metro's new COO
by JDC  - 
0 Replies 
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Smithsonian station
by YOLO  - 
1 Replies 
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 by Sand Box John
 
VRE unable to buy 21 new cars, will sell to Metra
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
Metrorail midnight closing begins June 3, 2016
by JDC  - 
1 Replies 
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 by Robert Paniagua
 
Rebel Yell
by Munchabunch  - 
2 Replies 
 2083 Views
 by Munchabunch
 
Wiedefeld laying off 20 managers..
by JackRussell  - 
12 Replies 
 3144 Views
 by JDC
 
New PIDS displays
by wrivlin  - 
13 Replies 
 3142 Views
 by MCL1981
 
WMATA - Metro's most delayed stations
by JDC  - 
0 Replies 
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 by JDC
 
New insulators
by MCL1981  - 
7 Replies 
 2774 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
VRE Spotslvania Station & Third Track
by davinp  - 
16 Replies 
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 by Jeff Smith
 
Red line question
by YOLO  - 
1 Replies 
 1865 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
IsMetroOnFire.com and Related Article
by Jeff Smith  - 
1 Replies 
 1787 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
Greenbelt test track and tie replacement
by motor  - 
10 Replies 
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 by Sand Box John
 
A good idea, but can't be done: MARC Orange Line shuttle
by STrRedWolf  - 
21 Replies 
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 by farecard
 
MARC Brunswick line recent on-time performance experience
by mzu2006  - 
6 Replies 
 2494 Views
 by mzu2006
 
Incident: pedestrian bridge falls onto Green Line tracks
by JDC  - 
15 Replies 
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 by Munchabunch
 
Disabled train outside Stadium-Armor 5-9-16
by JDC  - 
13 Replies 
 2700 Views
 by wrivlin
 
BREAKING: service suspended bet. E. Market & L'Enfant
by JDC  - 
15 Replies 
 3826 Views
 by srepetsk
 
Smoking Metro Car on Social Media
by Jeff Smith  - 
2 Replies 
 1881 Views
 by JackRussell
 
Not just WMATA
by farecard  - 
6 Replies 
 1711 Views
 by mmi16
 
NTSB to release report into L'Enfant fire
by JDC  - 
17 Replies 
 4544 Views
 by farecard
 
Insulator maintenance
by farecard  - 
9 Replies 
 2630 Views
 by srepetsk
 
Android apps
by farecard  - 
5 Replies 
 2354 Views
 by farecard
 
CSX derailment at QN (MARC Brunswick Line / Union Lead)
by MCL1981  - 
23 Replies 
 5959 Views
 by mmi16
 
FTA issues safety orders to Metro after safety blitz
by JDC  - 
1 Replies 
 1225 Views
 by JDC
 
US Transp. Sec. Foxx replaces 3 Board members
by JDC  - 
5 Replies 
 2210 Views
 by MCL1981
 
Arcing insulator on Red Line (4/27/16) - again
by JDC  - 
9 Replies 
 2417 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
Power during 3rd rail gaps.
by MCL1981  - 
9 Replies 
 3184 Views
 by farecard
 
Metro's Acting Chief Safety Officer Resigns
by JDC  - 
7 Replies 
 2480 Views
 by MCL1981
 
WMATA Car Maintenance Question
by DiscoveryAnalysis  - 
3 Replies 
 2268 Views
 by dcmike
 
Silver Line / Blue Line problems
by Jeff Smith  - 
37 Replies 
 8289 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
WaPo in-depth story on Metro's flaws
by JDC  - 
3 Replies 
 1842 Views
 by MCL1981
 
1970s slides
by Sand Box John  - 
9 Replies 
 3528 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
April 23 smoke incident on Red Line
by JDC  - 
0 Replies 
 838 Views
 by JDC
 
"The Enthusiast" by Josh Fruhlinger
by mohawkrailfan  - 
0 Replies 
 884 Views
 by mohawkrailfan
 
Traction Power Substations & Tie Breaker Stations
by DiscoveryAnalysis  - 
5 Replies 
 3003 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
Metro's new CARe report - May 2016
by JDC  - 
0 Replies 
 1730 Views
 by JDC
 
Metro RFP for tunnel light project
by JDC  - 
6 Replies 
 2472 Views
 by Chris Brown
 
Metro evacuates customers from train in tunnel
by JDC  - 
20 Replies 
 4315 Views
 by Chris Brown
 
Cable fire near McPherson Sq. - 3/14/16
by JDC  - 
18 Replies 
 5007 Views
 by JDC
 
BREAKING: Metro is considering extended closures of lines
by JDC  - 
22 Replies 
 3813 Views
 by JDC
 
How is the direction of travel set on CTC signals?
by MCL1981  - 
5 Replies 
 2015 Views
 by MattW
 
Metro awards contract for new fare payment system
by JDC  - 
35 Replies 
 14058 Views
 by JackRussell
 
WMATA Single-tracking
by farecard  - 
8 Replies 
 2529 Views
 by octr202
 
Gray Lady Too Harsh?
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
7 Replies 
 2518 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
How are WMATA's trains moved to different lines?
by Chris Brown  - 
14 Replies 
 3714 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
MTA light rail rebuild project
by tommyboy6181  - 
2 Replies 
 2239 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Track fire bet. Clarendon & Courthouse 3-25-16
by JDC  - 
6 Replies 
 2340 Views
 by srepetsk
 
The Infuriating History of How Metro Got So Bad
by Jeff Smith  - 
2 Replies 
 1976 Views
 by MACTRAXX
 
BREAKING: Metro to close for 24 hours, per reports
by JDC  - 
48 Replies 
 26649 Views
 by JDC
 
Metro re-considering 100% 8-car trains
by JDC  - 
12 Replies 
 4363 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
(PIMS) Passenger Information Massage System now on the web
by Sand Box John  - 
14 Replies 
 5186 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
Metro testing 6-car train decals
by JDC  - 
8 Replies 
 2083 Views
 by MCL1981
 
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