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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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VRE wants to expand service before 2050
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WMATA FY25 Budget approved; fares to increase again
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WMATA starts running 7000 series as 6 car trains
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New VRE Mobile App coming soon
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WMATA GM talks sales tax to help fund transit agency
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VRE board approves Saturday service, Fare increase
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Blue Line derailment outside Arlington Cemetery 10/12/21
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Metro to bring back automatic doors on the red line
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9/29/23 Metro service suspended around DCA after derailment
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WMATA - Metro's latest signage efforts
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Virginia unveils plans for new Long Bridge
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MARC Laurel Station closed for 2 months to replace platform
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Metro launching MetroMeter, a new tracking tool.
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Franconia to Lorton Third Track
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VRE to offer free rides on Friday's this summer
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VRE bringing back Amtrak Step-Up program
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13 Replies 
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VRE bringing back reduce fares at inner stations this summer
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Potomac Yard Metrorail station
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Metro is exploring the possibility of platform screen doors
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Metro board approves fare hike
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4 Replies 
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MARC/Alstom (Bombardier) contract renewed for another 5 years
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Keolis Group International CEO Bernard Tabary has died
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WMATA - Metro developing plan to fix 7000-series wheelsets
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MARC Weekend Schedule
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New VRE station in Crystal City clears procedural hurdle
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