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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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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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Potomac Yard Metrorail station
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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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WMATA 8000 Series Rail Cars
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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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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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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
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maryland state rail plans out
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MARC IIIs going down south
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WMATA signaling
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MARC and the new B&P / Frederick Douglass Tunnel
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Miscommunication between Kawasaki & WMATA lead to 7000 series issues
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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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GM Wiedefeld and COO Leader resigns
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MARC E and F unit retirements
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Sanitising and health Stations
by rail10  - 
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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
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Metro's 8000 series are being built in Hagerstown, MD
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Commuter trains struggle with fewer commuters
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VRE 30th Anniversary Logo
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Passengers stranded on MARC train for hours
by davinp  - 
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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
by davinp  - 
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WMATA - new 14-story building
by JDC  - 
16 Replies 
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New VRE budget counting on return of workers to offices
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
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Light Rail crash kills 1 -- prelim says possible fault w/operator
by STrRedWolf  - 
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VRE ridership still far below pre-pandemic levels
by davinp  - 
17 Replies 
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$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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VRE Santa Trains cancelled again this year
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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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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VRE Schedule Change on Oct 18, 2021
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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WMATA - Platform Improvement Project Summer 2021
by JDC  - 
7 Replies 
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WMATA - Board meeting to consider expansion options
by JDC  - 
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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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0 Replies 
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 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 
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 by Pensyfan19
 
Maryland MARC/WMATA Congresscritter funding
by STrRedWolf  - 
7 Replies 
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5 Replies 
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 by Sand Box John
 
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  - 
2 Replies 
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VRE will soon end social distancing & seat restrictions on trains
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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Metro takes one step back from automation (again)
by davinp  - 
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