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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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Metro on schedule to restore 7000-series railcars in late summer
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WMATA - Metrorail operators' certifications lapsed
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“Transforming Rail in Virginia”
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New VRE station in Crystal City clears procedural hurdle
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Metro names new General Manager
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GM Wiedefeld and COO Leader resigns
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Miscommunication between Kawasaki & WMATA lead to 7000 series issues
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MARC E and F unit retirements
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Sanitising and health Stations
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MARC GP40 & GP39 status
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New building at riverside yard
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MD General Assembly overrides Hogan's veto of MARC expansion
by STrRedWolf  - 
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Metro's 8000 series are being built in Hagerstown, MD
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WMATA 8000 Series Rail Cars
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Commuter trains struggle with fewer commuters
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MARC IIIs going down south
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VRE 30th Anniversary Logo
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Passengers stranded on MARC train for hours
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Metro Board announces retirement of General Manager/CEO
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Extending Metro to Prince William County would cost $27 Billion
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WMATA - new 14-story building
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New VRE budget counting on return of workers to offices
by davinp  - 
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Light Rail crash kills 1 -- prelim says possible fault w/operator
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VRE ridership still far below pre-pandemic levels
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MARC and the new B&P / Frederick Douglass Tunnel
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9 Replies 
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$66 Billion Infrastructure bill - Effects on VRE
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18 Replies 
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Richmond Commuter Rail
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VRE Santa Trains cancelled again this year
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Blue Line derailment outside Arlington Cemetery 10/12/21
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Next Stop: Georgetown
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VRE Schedule Change on Oct 18, 2021
by davinp  - 
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WMATA - Platform Improvement Project Summer 2021
by JDC  - 
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WMATA - Board meeting to consider expansion options
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Metro's 2040 Plans: New Blue, Yellow and VA lines
by JDC  - 
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WMATA - Rockville and Shady Grove stations closed
by JDC  - 
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Metro proposes service cuts due to pandemic
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8 Replies 
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System Track Schematic
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VRE looking to acquire Alstom Coradia cars
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Potomac Yard Metrorail station
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Maryland MARC/WMATA Congresscritter funding
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3 Replies 
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20 Replies 
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MARC schedules it's return to full service... and jacks up the fares.
by STrRedWolf  - 
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VRE will soon end social distancing & seat restrictions on trains
by davinp  - 
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Metro takes one step back from automation (again)
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11 Replies 
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43 Replies 
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SmarTrip now on Android and Google Pay
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7 Replies 
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VRE will return to full service June 1st
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
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1 Replies 
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Metro's Blue Line reopens May 23
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VRE asks will riders return if they resume full schedule
by davinp  - 
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MARC Penn Line ride review
by STrRedWolf  - 
1 Replies 
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Last MARC RDC run
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Metrorail Red Line 40th Anniversary - March 27, 1976
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The plan to create a unified regional rail network
by davinp  - 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
5k Car Get's A Second Life
by Sand Box John  - 
3 Replies 
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WMATA - death of Robert S. O’Neil
by JDC  - 
1 Replies 
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 by Sand Box John
 
0 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
Metro awards contract to replace escalators at 32 stations
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
MARC/VRE run-through
by mtuandrew  - 
72 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
WMATA closes Blue Line for 3 months for platform reconstruction
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
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 by JDC
 
VRE ridership still down 90%; future projections 'uncertain'
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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Wireless service in tunnels
by wrivlin  - 
7 Replies 
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22 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
Johns Hopkins study on speeding up train service misses the MARC.
by STrRedWolf  - 
5 Replies 
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Potential Bombardier rail sale to Alstom, effects on MTAMD
by STrRedWolf  - 
5 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
New Carrollton, MD (NCR) Second Platform
by daybeers  - 
20 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
WMATA - Metro considering 2 name-change requests
by JDC  - 
6 Replies 
 955 Views
 by Robert Paniagua
 
Happenings on the MARC line
by STrRedWolf  - 
41 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
6 Replies 
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 by Literalman
 
Inauguration Service Plan 2021... it's not good.
by STrRedWolf  - 
17 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
Segment Opening Anniversaries 2020
by Sand Box John  - 
0 Replies 
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 by Sand Box John
 
4 Replies 
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 by JDC
 
VRE wins safety award
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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Grant to Expand Martin Maintenance Facility
by twropr  - 
2 Replies 
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MotivePower buys 10 GP39 locomotives from VRE
by davinp  - 
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