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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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New VRE Mobile App coming soon
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Baltimore: Light rail services to be suspended starting Friday
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Metro Red Line closures in December
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VRE Saturday service, fare hike
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Blue Line derailment outside Arlington Cemetery 10/12/21
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9/29/23 Metro service suspended around DCA after derailment
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MARC Laurel Station closed for 2 months to replace platform
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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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MARC comms issue shuts down service 2023-01-20
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WMATA - Emergency closed doors Board meeting Jan. 15, 2023
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MARC GP39H-3 v -2?
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MUI aka Metroing Under the Influence
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VRE Holiday Schedule
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Metro short on train operators
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WMATA Fare Gate prototypes
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MTA Maryland running so lean on staff, it's affecting service.
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VRE will NOT raise fares next year!
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VRE Santa Trains are back this year!
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Full Replacement Recommended for Aging Rail Bridge in Alexandria
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ACS-64 loaned to MARC?
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Baltimore LR vehicle stolen for joy-ride
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What public transit buses if any use the Dulles Greenway?
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Port covington swing bridge
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Arkendale project on track to speed up train service
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Metro changing station names effective 9/11
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Metro on schedule to restore 7000-series railcars in late summer
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System Track Schematic
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Pedestrian bridge to be built next to Long Bridge
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Metro names new General Manager
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