• DC - Maryland - Virginia Area Passenger Rail: MTA(MARC), VRE, WMATA(Metro)

  • 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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Silver Line Dulles WMATA Metrorail progress/pictures
by Sand Box John  - 
1847 Replies 
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MTA Purple Line Bethesda - New Carrollton Light Rail
by SemperFiSep11  - 
214 Replies 
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WMATA Automatic Train Control
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28 Replies 
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Favourite car type
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WMATA links
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Full Replacement Recommended for Aging Rail Bridge in Alexandria
by davinp  - 
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ACS-64 loaned to MARC?
by avgeeky  - 
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WMATA Fare Gate prototypes
by davinp  - 
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WMATA 8000 Series Rail Cars
by Chris Brown  - 
164 Replies 
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0 Replies 
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VRE Santa Trains are back this year!
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Baltimore LR vehicle stolen for joy-ride
by STrRedWolf  - 
9 Replies 
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What public transit buses if any use the Dulles Greenway?
by sextant  - 
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Potomac Yard Metrorail station
by JDC  - 
74 Replies 
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Port covington swing bridge
by scratchyX1  - 
2 Replies 
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Arkendale project on track to speed up train service
by davinp  - 
11 Replies 
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5 Replies 
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Metro changing station names effective 9/11
by YOLO  - 
4 Replies 
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 by jamoldover
 
MARC/VRE FORCE MAJEURE: MARC BRUNSWICK/CAMDEN LINES, ALL VRE SERVICE
by STrRedWolf  - 
11 Replies 
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Metro on schedule to restore 7000-series railcars in late summer
by davinp  - 
9 Replies 
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6 Replies 
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System Track Schematic
by Sand Box John  - 
52 Replies 
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Pedestrian bridge to be built next to Long Bridge
by davinp  - 
5 Replies 
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Metro names new General Manager
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
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Red Line 7/30 Incident
by YOLO  - 
3 Replies 
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A new way to know: 'Where's my Train?"
by farecard  - 
1 Replies 
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WMATA - Author of infamous "unsuck DC Metro" account dies
by JDC  - 
0 Replies 
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2 Replies 
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 by scratchyX1
 
maryland state rail plans out
by scratchyX1  - 
10 Replies 
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MARC IIIs going down south
by STrRedWolf  - 
18 Replies 
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WMATA signaling
by drwho9437  - 
9 Replies 
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MARC and the new B&P / Frederick Douglass Tunnel
by kitchin  - 
25 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
Miscommunication between Kawasaki & WMATA lead to 7000 series issues
by STrRedWolf  - 
6 Replies 
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WMATA - Metrorail operators' certifications lapsed
by JDC  - 
5 Replies 
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0 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
“Transforming Rail in Virginia”
by davinp  - 
84 Replies 
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16 Replies 
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New VRE station in Crystal City clears procedural hurdle
by davinp  - 
13 Replies 
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 by west point
 
GM Wiedefeld and COO Leader resigns
by YOLO  - 
1 Replies 
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 by farecard
 
3 Replies 
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MARC E and F unit retirements
by Martin Baumann  - 
2 Replies 
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Sanitising and health Stations
by rail10  - 
1 Replies 
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 by JDC
 
MARC GP40 & GP39 status
by jt42cwr  - 
69 Replies 
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3 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
New building at riverside yard
by scratchyX1  - 
2 Replies 
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 by scratchyX1
 
MD General Assembly overrides Hogan's veto of MARC expansion
by STrRedWolf  - 
1 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
11 Replies 
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Metro's 8000 series are being built in Hagerstown, MD
by davinp  - 
2 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
92 Replies 
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 by farecard
 
Commuter trains struggle with fewer commuters
by davinp  - 
12 Replies 
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VRE 30th Anniversary Logo
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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1 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
Passengers stranded on MARC train for hours
by davinp  - 
98 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
Metro Board announces retirement of General Manager/CEO
by YOLO  - 
6 Replies 
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 by danib62
 
10 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
Extending Metro to Prince William County would cost $27 Billion
by davinp  - 
12 Replies 
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 by gprimr1
 
WMATA - new 14-story building
by JDC  - 
16 Replies 
 1773 Views
 by davinp
 
New VRE budget counting on return of workers to offices
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
 269 Views
 by RRspatch2
 
Light Rail crash kills 1 -- prelim says possible fault w/operator
by STrRedWolf  - 
0 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
1 Replies 
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 by JDC
 
0 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
VRE ridership still far below pre-pandemic levels
by davinp  - 
17 Replies 
 1615 Views
 by Literalman
 
$66 Billion Infrastructure bill - Effects on VRE
by davinp  - 
18 Replies 
 3076 Views
 by kitchin
 
Richmond Commuter Rail
by Arlington  - 
15 Replies 
 2009 Views
 by kitchin
 
4 Replies 
 807 Views
 by scratchyX1
 
1 Replies 
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 by danib62
 
VRE Santa Trains cancelled again this year
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
Blue Line derailment outside Arlington Cemetery 10/12/21
by YOLO  - 
13 Replies 
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 by JDC
 
Next Stop: Georgetown
by farecard  - 
18 Replies 
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 by TheOneKEA
 
VRE Schedule Change on Oct 18, 2021
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
WMATA - Platform Improvement Project Summer 2021
by JDC  - 
7 Replies 
 1152 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
1 Replies 
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 by Sand Box John
 
WMATA - Board meeting to consider expansion options
by JDC  - 
1 Replies 
 435 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
Metro's 2040 Plans: New Blue, Yellow and VA lines
by JDC  - 
35 Replies 
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 by JDC
 
WMATA - Rockville and Shady Grove stations closed
by JDC  - 
0 Replies 
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 by JDC
 
0 Replies 
 278 Views
 by davinp
 
Metro proposes service cuts due to pandemic
by YOLO  - 
8 Replies 
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 by Sand Box John
 
VRE looking to acquire Alstom Coradia cars
by KTHW  - 
25 Replies 
 4321 Views
 by Pensyfan19
 
Maryland MARC/WMATA Congresscritter funding
by STrRedWolf  - 
7 Replies 
 910 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
5 Replies 
 838 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
3 Replies 
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 by eolesen
 
20 Replies 
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 by YOLO
 
MARC schedules it's return to full service... and jacks up the fares.
by STrRedWolf  - 
2 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
VRE will soon end social distancing & seat restrictions on trains
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
Metro takes one step back from automation (again)
by davinp  - 
2 Replies 
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 by danib62
 
0 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
11 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
43 Replies 
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 by njtmnrrbuff
 
SmarTrip now on Android and Google Pay
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
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 by JDC
 
7 Replies 
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 by Sand Box John
 
VRE will return to full service June 1st
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
 564 Views
 by njtmnrrbuff
 
2 Replies 
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 by danib62
 
1 Replies 
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 by KTHW
 
Metro's Blue Line reopens May 23
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
VRE asks will riders return if they resume full schedule
by davinp  - 
6 Replies 
 883 Views
 by Literalman
 
MARC Penn Line ride review
by STrRedWolf  - 
1 Replies 
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 by RRspatch
 
Last MARC RDC run
by Martin Baumann  - 
0 Replies 
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 by Martin Baumann
 
Metrorail Red Line 40th Anniversary - March 27, 1976
by MACTRAXX  - 
16 Replies 
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 by Sand Box John
 
The plan to create a unified regional rail network
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
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