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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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Silver Line Dulles WMATA Metrorail progress/pictures
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WMATA Automatic Train Control
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MTA Purple Line Bethesda - New Carrollton Light Rail
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Favourite car type
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WMATA links
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Metro awards contract to replace escalators at 32 stations
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MARC/VRE run-through
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Metro proposes service cuts due to pandemic
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WMATA closes Blue Line for 3 months for platform reconstruction
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VRE ridership still down 90%; future projections 'uncertain'
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Wireless service in tunnels
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Johns Hopkins study on speeding up train service misses the MARC.
by STrRedWolf  - 
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Potential Bombardier rail sale to Alstom, effects on MTAMD
by STrRedWolf  - 
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WMATA - Metro considering 2 name-change requests
by JDC  - 
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Potomac Yard Metrorail station
by JDC  - 
54 Replies 
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Happenings on the MARC line
by STrRedWolf  - 
41 Replies 
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6 Replies 
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Inauguration Service Plan 2021... it's not good.
by STrRedWolf  - 
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Segment Opening Anniversaries 2020
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WMATA - Platform Improvement Project Summer 2021
by JDC  - 
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4 Replies 
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VRE wins safety award
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Grant to Expand Martin Maintenance Facility
by twropr  - 
2 Replies 
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MotivePower buys 10 GP39 locomotives from VRE
by davinp  - 
13 Replies 
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Penn-Camden Connector Track
by rafi  - 
14 Replies 
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Newark, Delaware Extension - SEPTA Connection
by Bobby S  - 
93 Replies 
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WMATA - 6000-series train decouples
by JDC  - 
27 Replies 
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VRE & MARC holiday schedules 2020/21
by davinp  - 
2 Replies 
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2 Replies 
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0 Replies 
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Another potential issue with the 6000 series trains?
by YOLO  - 
1 Replies 
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Build you own Passenger Information Message System display
by Sand Box John  - 
2 Replies 
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Pandemic derails VRE's popular Santa Trains
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
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WMATA 8000 Series Rail Cars
by Chris Brown  - 
127 Replies 
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Metro, MARC, MTA, and VRE coronavirus response
by davinp  - 
45 Replies 
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VRE steams ahead on future expansion plans
by ThirdRail7  - 
26 Replies 
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 by KTHW
 
Scathing report of WMATA ROCC culture
by farecard  - 
4 Replies 
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25 Replies 
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WMATA launches SmarTrip for iPhone and Apple Watch
by davinp  - 
8 Replies 
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Long Bridge Project Reaches Critical Milestone
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
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VRE names new CEO
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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Underground Station lighting
by farecard  - 
13 Replies 
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Car/MTA Light Rail accident leavs 1 dead, 2 injured
by STrRedWolf  - 
0 Replies 
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Commuter Rail service between Baltimore and Carrol County.
by scratchyX1  - 
2 Replies 
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Metro Cars 6050+6051
by Martin Baumann  - 
1 Replies 
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8 Replies 
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 by Sand Box John
 
MARC AEM-7
by Martin Baumann  - 
2 Replies 
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 by CNJGeep
 
Disposition of MARC RDCs
by Otto Vondrak  - 
4 Replies 
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0 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
WMATA 5000 series cars
by davinp  - 
50 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
Original system proposal map
by mtuandrew  - 
5 Replies 
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 by mtuandrew
 
WMATA - Fairfax Cty recommends updating 2 station names
by JDC  - 
4 Replies 
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 by Head-end View
 
WMATA - 3000-series train collision on Oct. 7, 2019
by JDC  - 
21 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
VRE extends contract with Keolis
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
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 by Pensyfan19
 
Why does Washington Union Station have low-level platforms
by SouthernRailway  - 
15 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
WMATA closing early for June 2020 curfew
by mtuandrew  - 
0 Replies 
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 by mtuandrew
 
WMATA: Google Street View
by Sand Box John  - 
0 Replies 
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 by Sand Box John
 
Metrorail Red Line 40th Anniversary - March 27, 1976
by MACTRAXX  - 
15 Replies 
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8 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
VRE plans to widen platforms at Woodbridge station
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
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 by njtmnrrbuff
 
Virginia Passenger Rail Authority
by Jeff Smith  - 
6 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
MARC HHP-8
by Martin Baumann  - 
126 Replies 
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 by Tadman
 
Moovel, the ticketing app used by MARC & VRE to leave the USA
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
 732 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
VRE Communication plan for Orange line shutdown this summer
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
VRE and Amtrak Expansion set under $3.7 billion deal
by DMClark  - 
23 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
All Things WMATA 7000 Series
by WMATAGMOAGH  - 
1539 Replies 
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 by KTHW
 
Lobby against Chinese-made WMATA cars
by D40LF  - 
12 Replies 
 3449 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Metro to study congestion improvements for BL/OR/SV
by YOLO  - 
17 Replies 
 3002 Views
 by Arlington
 
System Track Schematic
by Sand Box John  - 
50 Replies 
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 by Rockingham Racer
 
WMATA to launch SmartTrip app in 2020
by davinp  - 
11 Replies 
 2356 Views
 by YOLO
 
MARC service to WV Eastern Panhandle Imperiled
by Jeff Smith  - 
21 Replies 
 4051 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Derailment - Winchester and Potomac Railroad Bridge
by farecard  - 
8 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
5 Replies 
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 by danib62
 
BWI Airtrain
by STrRedWolf  - 
6 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
MARC RDC2 #9821 Information
by hondajohn  - 
0 Replies 
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 by hondajohn
 
The stinky carpeting in Metro's railcars
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
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 by JDC
 
0 Replies 
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 by JDC
 
WMATA - escalator replacement project complete
by JDC  - 
1 Replies 
 1107 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
Metro removes 3000 series cars after door malfunction
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
 1835 Views
 by JDC
 
7000 series cars doors closing without warning message
by davinp  - 
9 Replies 
 1735 Views
 by danib62
 
Washington Nationals Victory Parade - 11/2/2019
by MACTRAXX  - 
3 Replies 
 1296 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Doug Allen stepping down as VRE's CEO
by davinp  - 
4 Replies 
 1378 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
Where have the 6000 series cars gone?
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
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 by YOLO
 
WMATA 2000 series
by Martin Baumann  - 
3 Replies 
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 by Sand Box John
 
WMATA: Man assaulted, pushed onto tracks at Navy Yard
by RailVet  - 
5 Replies 
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 by mtuandrew
 
2 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
WMATA: Best time / line to catch non 7000 series trains
by Deval  - 
3 Replies 
 1317 Views
 by danib62
 
VRE & Metro reach deal for parking at Franconia-Springfield
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
 1329 Views
 by danib62
 
Expanding Virginia's Passenger Rail
by dgvrengineer  - 
12 Replies 
 3896 Views
 by ExCon90
 
WMATA Summer 2019 BL/YL Virginia platform project
by JDC  - 
85 Replies 
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 by JDC
 
5 Replies 
 1674 Views
 by Arlington
 
Expanded DC/Baltimore Commuter Rail Proposals
by Sand Box John  - 
33 Replies 
 8769 Views
 by mmi16
 
11 Replies 
 2043 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
VRE advancing expansion, mobile ticket changes
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
2 Replies 
 1606 Views
 by danib62
 
MARC GP40 & GP39 status
by jt42cwr  - 
68 Replies 
 38157 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
MARC cars going to NJT; NJT locomotive coming to MARC
by RailVet  - 
25 Replies 
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 by jcepler1
 
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