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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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VRE ridership still far below pre-pandemic levels
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MARC and the new B&P / Frederick Douglass Tunnel
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$66 Billion Infrastructure bill - Effects on VRE
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Richmond Commuter Rail
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VRE Santa Trains cancelled again this year
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Extending Metro to Prince William County would cost $27 Billion
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WMATA - new 14-story building
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Blue Line derailment outside Arlington Cemetery 10/12/21
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Next Stop: Georgetown
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VRE Schedule Change on Oct 18, 2021
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WMATA - Platform Improvement Project Summer 2021
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WMATA - Board meeting to consider expansion options
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Metro's 2040 Plans: New Blue, Yellow and VA lines
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WMATA - Rockville and Shady Grove stations closed
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Metro proposes service cuts due to pandemic
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System Track Schematic
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VRE looking to acquire Alstom Coradia cars
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Potomac Yard Metrorail station
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Maryland MARC/WMATA Congresscritter funding
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WMATA 8000 Series Rail Cars
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20 Replies 
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MARC schedules it's return to full service... and jacks up the fares.
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VRE will soon end social distancing & seat restrictions on trains
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Metro takes one step back from automation (again)
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SmarTrip now on Android and Google Pay
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VRE will return to full service June 1st
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Metro's Blue Line reopens May 23
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VRE asks will riders return if they resume full schedule
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MARC Penn Line ride review
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“Transforming Rail in Virginia”
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Last MARC RDC run
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Metrorail Red Line 40th Anniversary - March 27, 1976
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The plan to create a unified regional rail network
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New VRE station in Crystal City clears procedural hurdle
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5k Car Get's A Second Life
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WMATA - death of Robert S. O’Neil
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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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WMATA closes Blue Line for 3 months for platform reconstruction
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1 Replies 
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VRE ridership still down 90%; future projections 'uncertain'
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0 Replies 
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Wireless service in tunnels
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Johns Hopkins study on speeding up train service misses the MARC.
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Potential Bombardier rail sale to Alstom, effects on MTAMD
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New Carrollton, MD (NCR) Second Platform
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WMATA - Metro considering 2 name-change requests
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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  - 
17 Replies 
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Segment Opening Anniversaries 2020
by Sand Box John  - 
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4 Replies 
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VRE wins safety award
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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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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 by davinp
 
VRE & MARC holiday schedules 2020/21
by davinp  - 
2 Replies 
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 by mtuandrew
 
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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 by Sand Box John
 
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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6 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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Scathing report of WMATA ROCC culture
by farecard  - 
4 Replies 
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25 Replies 
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 by JDC
 
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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 by STrRedWolf
 
Commuter Rail service between Baltimore and Carrol County.
by scratchyX1  - 
2 Replies 
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 by scratchyX1
 
Metro Cars 6050+6051
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1 Replies 
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8 Replies 
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MARC AEM-7
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