• 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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MARC/VRE FORCE MAJEURE: MARC BRUNSWICK/CAMDEN LINES, ALL VRE SERVICE
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Metro on schedule to restore 7000-series railcars in late summer
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Potomac Yard Metrorail station
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Metro changing station names effective 9/11
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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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Red Line 7/30 Incident
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A new way to know: 'Where's my Train?"
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WMATA - Author of infamous "unsuck DC Metro" account dies
by JDC  - 
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2 Replies 
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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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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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“Transforming Rail in Virginia”
by davinp  - 
73 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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GM Wiedefeld and COO Leader resigns
by YOLO  - 
1 Replies 
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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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MARC GP40 & GP39 status
by jt42cwr  - 
69 Replies 
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3 Replies 
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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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11 Replies 
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 by west point
 
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
 
WMATA 8000 Series Rail Cars
by Chris Brown  - 
154 Replies 
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Commuter trains struggle with fewer commuters
by davinp  - 
12 Replies 
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VRE 30th Anniversary Logo
by davinp  - 
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Passengers stranded on MARC train for hours
by davinp  - 
98 Replies 
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Metro Board announces retirement of General Manager/CEO
by YOLO  - 
6 Replies 
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10 Replies 
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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 
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 by davinp
 
New VRE budget counting on return of workers to offices
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
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 by RRspatch2
 
Light Rail crash kills 1 -- prelim says possible fault w/operator
by STrRedWolf  - 
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1 Replies 
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0 Replies 
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VRE ridership still far below pre-pandemic levels
by davinp  - 
17 Replies 
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 by Literalman
 
$66 Billion Infrastructure bill - Effects on VRE
by davinp  - 
18 Replies 
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Richmond Commuter Rail
by Arlington  - 
15 Replies 
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4 Replies 
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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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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 
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 by Sand Box John
 
1 Replies 
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WMATA - Board meeting to consider expansion options
by JDC  - 
1 Replies 
 417 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 
 260 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 
 4069 Views
 by Pensyfan19
 
Maryland MARC/WMATA Congresscritter funding
by STrRedWolf  - 
7 Replies 
 877 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
5 Replies 
 785 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
3 Replies 
 430 Views
 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 
 277 Views
 by davinp
 
Metro takes one step back from automation (again)
by davinp  - 
2 Replies 
 487 Views
 by danib62
 
0 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
11 Replies 
 1405 Views
 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 
 1166 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
VRE will return to full service June 1st
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
 534 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 
 845 Views
 by Literalman
 
MARC Penn Line ride review
by STrRedWolf  - 
1 Replies 
 563 Views
 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 
 467 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
5k Car Get's A Second Life
by Sand Box John  - 
3 Replies 
 656 Views
 by scratchyX1
 
WMATA - death of Robert S. O’Neil
by JDC  - 
1 Replies 
 439 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
0 Replies 
 303 Views
 by davinp
 
Metro awards contract to replace escalators at 32 stations
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
 630 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
MARC/VRE run-through
by mtuandrew  - 
72 Replies 
 13058 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
WMATA closes Blue Line for 3 months for platform reconstruction
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
 457 Views
 by JDC
 
VRE ridership still down 90%; future projections 'uncertain'
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
 383 Views
 by davinp
 
Wireless service in tunnels
by wrivlin  - 
7 Replies 
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 by daybeers
 
22 Replies 
 2895 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Johns Hopkins study on speeding up train service misses the MARC.
by STrRedWolf  - 
5 Replies 
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 by scratchyX1
 
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