• DC - Maryland - Virginia Area Passenger Rail: MTA(MARC), VRE, WMATA(Metro)

  • 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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Inauguration Service Plan 2021... it's not good.
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Segment Opening Anniversaries 2020
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WMATA - Platform Improvement Project Summer 2021
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VRE wins safety award
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Grant to Expand Martin Maintenance Facility
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MotivePower buys 10 GP39 locomotives from VRE
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13 Replies 
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Penn-Camden Connector Track
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Newark, Delaware Extension - SEPTA Connection
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93 Replies 
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Metro proposes service cuts due to pandemic
by YOLO  - 
3 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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WMATA - Metro considering 2 name-change requests
by JDC  - 
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Another potential issue with the 6000 series trains?
by YOLO  - 
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Build you own Passenger Information Message System display
by Sand Box John  - 
2 Replies 
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Happenings on the MARC line
by STrRedWolf  - 
39 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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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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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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 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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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
 
MARC/VRE run-through
by mtuandrew  - 
70 Replies 
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 by west point
 
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 
 3095 Views
 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 
 980 Views
 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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 by Sand Box John
 
8 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
VRE plans to widen platforms at Woodbridge station
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
 404 Views
 by njtmnrrbuff
 
Virginia Passenger Rail Authority
by Jeff Smith  - 
6 Replies 
 1482 Views
 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 
 713 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 
 2968 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
All Things WMATA 7000 Series
by WMATAGMOAGH  - 
1539 Replies 
 369701 Views
 by KTHW
 
Potential Bombardier rail sale to Alstom, effects on MTAMD
by STrRedWolf  - 
4 Replies 
 1033 Views
 by tommyboy6181
 
Lobby against Chinese-made WMATA cars
by D40LF  - 
12 Replies 
 3404 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Metro to study congestion improvements for BL/OR/SV
by YOLO  - 
17 Replies 
 2940 Views
 by Arlington
 
System Track Schematic
by Sand Box John  - 
50 Replies 
 23316 Views
 by Rockingham Racer
 
WMATA to launch SmartTrip app in 2020
by davinp  - 
11 Replies 
 2088 Views
 by YOLO
 
MARC service to WV Eastern Panhandle Imperiled
by Jeff Smith  - 
21 Replies 
 3954 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Derailment - Winchester and Potomac Railroad Bridge
by farecard  - 
8 Replies 
 2485 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
5 Replies 
 1302 Views
 by danib62
 
BWI Airtrain
by STrRedWolf  - 
6 Replies 
 1708 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
MARC RDC2 #9821 Information
by hondajohn  - 
0 Replies 
 1163 Views
 by hondajohn
 
The stinky carpeting in Metro's railcars
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
 3015 Views
 by JDC
 
0 Replies 
 993 Views
 by JDC
 
WMATA - escalator replacement project complete
by JDC  - 
1 Replies 
 1084 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
Metro removes 3000 series cars after door malfunction
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
 1815 Views
 by JDC
 
7000 series cars doors closing without warning message
by davinp  - 
9 Replies 
 1697 Views
 by danib62
 
Washington Nationals Victory Parade - 11/2/2019
by MACTRAXX  - 
3 Replies 
 1275 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Doug Allen stepping down as VRE's CEO
by davinp  - 
4 Replies 
 1347 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
Where have the 6000 series cars gone?
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
 1228 Views
 by YOLO
 
WMATA 2000 series
by Martin Baumann  - 
3 Replies 
 1465 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
WMATA: Man assaulted, pushed onto tracks at Navy Yard
by RailVet  - 
5 Replies 
 1595 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
2 Replies 
 1323 Views
 by davinp
 
WMATA: Best time / line to catch non 7000 series trains
by Deval  - 
3 Replies 
 1294 Views
 by danib62
 
VRE & Metro reach deal for parking at Franconia-Springfield
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
 1310 Views
 by danib62
 
Expanding Virginia's Passenger Rail
by dgvrengineer  - 
12 Replies 
 3844 Views
 by ExCon90
 
WMATA Summer 2019 BL/YL Virginia platform project
by JDC  - 
85 Replies 
 14061 Views
 by JDC
 
5 Replies 
 1645 Views
 by Arlington
 
Expanded DC/Baltimore Commuter Rail Proposals
by Sand Box John  - 
33 Replies 
 8636 Views
 by mmi16
 
11 Replies 
 1996 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
VRE advancing expansion, mobile ticket changes
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
 1250 Views
 by davinp
 
2 Replies 
 1587 Views
 by danib62
 
MARC GP40 & GP39 status
by jt42cwr  - 
68 Replies 
 37953 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
MARC cars going to NJT; NJT locomotive coming to MARC
by RailVet  - 
25 Replies 
 8919 Views
 by jcepler1
 
8 Replies 
 1872 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
Those tanks (DC Parade July 4 2019)
by farecard  - 
8 Replies 
 3245 Views
 by Teutobergerwald
 
1 Replies 
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 by Literalman
 
Metro plans more summer shutdowns for platform replacement
by davinp  - 
6 Replies 
 1538 Views
 by srepetsk
 
Metro resumes automatic train door opening on the red line
by davinp  - 
7 Replies 
 1562 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
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