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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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Scathing report of WMATA ROCC culture
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WMATA launches SmarTrip for iPhone and Apple Watch
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VRE names new CEO
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Metro, MARC, MTA, and VRE coronavirus response
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Underground Station lighting
by farecard  - 
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Car/MTA Light Rail accident leavs 1 dead, 2 injured
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Commuter Rail service between Baltimore and Carrol County.
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Metro Cars 6050+6051
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WMATA 8000 Series Rail Cars
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MARC AEM-7
by Martin Baumann  - 
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Disposition of MARC RDCs
by Otto Vondrak  - 
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WMATA 5000 series cars
by davinp  - 
50 Replies 
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MARC/VRE run-through
by mtuandrew  - 
70 Replies 
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Original system proposal map
by mtuandrew  - 
5 Replies 
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WMATA - Fairfax Cty recommends updating 2 station names
by JDC  - 
4 Replies 
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WMATA - 3000-series train collision on Oct. 7, 2019
by JDC  - 
21 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
Happenings on the MARC line
by STrRedWolf  - 
38 Replies 
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VRE extends contract with Keolis
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
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Newark, Delaware Extension - SEPTA Connection
by Bobby S  - 
91 Replies 
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Why does Washington Union Station have low-level platforms
by SouthernRailway  - 
15 Replies 
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WMATA closing early for June 2020 curfew
by mtuandrew  - 
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WMATA: Google Street View
by Sand Box John  - 
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Metrorail Red Line 40th Anniversary - March 27, 1976
by MACTRAXX  - 
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8 Replies 
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VRE plans to widen platforms at Woodbridge station
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
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Virginia Passenger Rail Authority
by Jeff Smith  - 
6 Replies 
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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 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
VRE Communication plan for Orange line shutdown this summer
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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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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Potential Bombardier rail sale to Alstom, effects on MTAMD
by STrRedWolf  - 
4 Replies 
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Potomac Yard Metrorail station
by JDC  - 
47 Replies 
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 by JDC
 
Lobby against Chinese-made WMATA cars
by D40LF  - 
12 Replies 
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 by mtuandrew
 
Metro to study congestion improvements for BL/OR/SV
by YOLO  - 
17 Replies 
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VRE steams ahead on future expansion plans
by ThirdRail7  - 
24 Replies 
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System Track Schematic
by Sand Box John  - 
50 Replies 
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WMATA to launch SmartTrip app in 2020
by davinp  - 
11 Replies 
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MARC service to WV Eastern Panhandle Imperiled
by Jeff Smith  - 
21 Replies 
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Derailment - Winchester and Potomac Railroad Bridge
by farecard  - 
8 Replies 
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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 
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 by Sand Box John
 
Metro removes 3000 series cars after door malfunction
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
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 by JDC
 
7000 series cars doors closing without warning message
by davinp  - 
9 Replies 
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 by danib62
 
Washington Nationals Victory Parade - 11/2/2019
by MACTRAXX  - 
3 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
Doug Allen stepping down as VRE's CEO
by davinp  - 
4 Replies 
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 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
 
1 Replies 
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 by mtuandrew
 
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 
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 by danib62
 
VRE & Metro reach deal for parking at Franconia-Springfield
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
 1224 Views
 by danib62
 
Expanding Virginia's Passenger Rail
by dgvrengineer  - 
12 Replies 
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 by ExCon90
 
WMATA Summer 2019 BL/YL Virginia platform project
by JDC  - 
85 Replies 
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 by JDC
 
5 Replies 
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 by Arlington
 
Expanded DC/Baltimore Commuter Rail Proposals
by Sand Box John  - 
33 Replies 
 8285 Views
 by mmi16
 
11 Replies 
 1848 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
VRE advancing expansion, mobile ticket changes
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
2 Replies 
 1520 Views
 by danib62
 
WMATA - 6000-series train decouples
by JDC  - 
17 Replies 
 4743 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
MARC GP40 & GP39 status
by jt42cwr  - 
68 Replies 
 37349 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
MARC cars going to NJT; NJT locomotive coming to MARC
by RailVet  - 
25 Replies 
 8679 Views
 by jcepler1
 
8 Replies 
 1760 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
Those tanks (DC Parade July 4 2019)
by farecard  - 
8 Replies 
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 by Teutobergerwald
 
1 Replies 
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 by Literalman
 
Metro plans more summer shutdowns for platform replacement
by davinp  - 
6 Replies 
 1421 Views
 by srepetsk
 
Metro resumes automatic train door opening on the red line
by davinp  - 
7 Replies 
 1438 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
GWU - Metro construction photos
by JDC  - 
2 Replies 
 1274 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Amtrak Bullying Commuter Railroads, Newest Target is SEPTA
by mcgrath618  - 
46 Replies 
 8095 Views
 by David Benton
 
DC2RVA
by KTHW  - 
2 Replies 
 1436 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
VRE has run out of Free Ride Certificates (FRCs)
by davinp  - 
2 Replies 
 1312 Views
 by mmi16
 
WMATA to study extension to National Harbor
by mtuandrew  - 
14 Replies 
 2129 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
How VRE is preparing for Metro shutdown
by davinp  - 
2 Replies 
 1549 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Lengthy VRE delays frustrate riders
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
 1621 Views
 by srepetsk
 
WMATA - Dupont Circle canopy project
by JDC  - 
1 Replies 
 1503 Views
 by farecard
 
Metro to offer FREE parking at VA stations during summer
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
Stadler’s in the metro game
by mtuandrew  - 
4 Replies 
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 by mtuandrew
 
VRE to order new railcars with Chicago Metra
by davinp  - 
4 Replies 
 1853 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Metro to install vinyl wrapping on 3K/6K, look more like 7Ks
by YOLO  - 
31 Replies 
 12328 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
Washington Metrorail Safety Commission is taking over
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
VRE advancing Crystal City expansion ahead of Amazon vote
by davinp  - 
2 Replies 
 1878 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Metro ridership drops to lowest levels since 2000
by davinp  - 
2 Replies 
 1850 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
WMATA - Metro launches StationView
by JDC  - 
0 Replies 
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 by JDC
 
WMATA - Metro begins automatic door testing
by JDC  - 
2 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
Faregates vs Turnstiles
by rail10  - 
2 Replies 
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 by Sand Box John
 
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