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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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WMATA links
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Blue Line derailment outside Arlington Cemetery 10/12/21
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WMATA - new 14-story building
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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
by Sand Box John  - 
51 Replies 
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VRE looking to acquire Alstom Coradia cars
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25 Replies 
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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.
by STrRedWolf  - 
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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)
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2 Replies 
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11 Replies 
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43 Replies 
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SmarTrip now on Android and Google Pay
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
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7 Replies 
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VRE will return to full service June 1st
by davinp  - 
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2 Replies 
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1 Replies 
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Richmond Commuter Rail
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11 Replies 
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Metro's Blue Line reopens May 23
by davinp  - 
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VRE asks will riders return if they resume full schedule
by davinp  - 
6 Replies 
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MARC Penn Line ride review
by STrRedWolf  - 
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“Transforming Rail in Virginia”
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Last MARC RDC run
by Martin Baumann  - 
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Metrorail Red Line 40th Anniversary - March 27, 1976
by MACTRAXX  - 
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The plan to create a unified regional rail network
by davinp  - 
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New VRE station in Crystal City clears procedural hurdle
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
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5k Car Get's A Second Life
by Sand Box John  - 
3 Replies 
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WMATA - death of Robert S. O’Neil
by JDC  - 
1 Replies 
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0 Replies 
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Metro awards contract to replace escalators at 32 stations
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
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MARC/VRE run-through
by mtuandrew  - 
72 Replies 
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WMATA closes Blue Line for 3 months for platform reconstruction
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
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VRE ridership still down 90%; future projections 'uncertain'
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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Wireless service in tunnels
by wrivlin  - 
7 Replies 
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22 Replies 
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Johns Hopkins study on speeding up train service misses the MARC.
by STrRedWolf  - 
5 Replies 
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Potential Bombardier rail sale to Alstom, effects on MTAMD
by STrRedWolf  - 
5 Replies 
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New Carrollton, MD (NCR) Second Platform
by daybeers  - 
20 Replies 
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WMATA - Metro considering 2 name-change requests
by JDC  - 
6 Replies 
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Happenings on the MARC line
by STrRedWolf  - 
41 Replies 
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6 Replies 
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 by Literalman
 
Inauguration Service Plan 2021... it's not good.
by STrRedWolf  - 
17 Replies 
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Segment Opening Anniversaries 2020
by Sand Box John  - 
0 Replies 
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4 Replies 
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 by JDC
 
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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 by STrRedWolf
 
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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 by Sand Box John
 
0 Replies 
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 by JDC
 
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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 by STrRedWolf
 
Pandemic derails VRE's popular Santa Trains
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
6 Replies 
 558 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Metro, MARC, MTA, and VRE coronavirus response
by davinp  - 
45 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
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 
 612 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
25 Replies 
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 by JDC
 
WMATA launches SmarTrip for iPhone and Apple Watch
by davinp  - 
8 Replies 
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 by daybeers
 
Long Bridge Project Reaches Critical Milestone
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
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 by Sand Box John
 
VRE names new CEO
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
Underground Station lighting
by farecard  - 
13 Replies 
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 by Sand Box John
 
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
by Martin Baumann  - 
1 Replies 
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 by dcmike
 
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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 by Otto Vondrak
 
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
 
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