• 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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MTA Purple Line Bethesda - New Carrollton Light Rail
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WMATA Automatic Train Control
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Favourite car type
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WMATA links
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Metro, MARC, MTA, and VRE coronavirus response
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WMATA - Fairfax Cty recommends updating 2 station names
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WMATA - 3000-series train collision on Oct. 7, 2019
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MARC/VRE run-through
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Happenings on the MARC line
by STrRedWolf  - 
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VRE extends contract with Keolis
by davinp  - 
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Newark, Delaware Extension - SEPTA Connection
by Bobby S  - 
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Why does Washington Union Station have low-level platforms
by SouthernRailway  - 
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WMATA closing early for June 2020 curfew
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WMATA: Google Street View
by Sand Box John  - 
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Metrorail Red Line 40th Anniversary - March 27, 1976
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8 Replies 
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VRE plans to widen platforms at Woodbridge station
by davinp  - 
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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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Moovel, the ticketing app used by MARC & VRE to leave the USA
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
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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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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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Lobby against Chinese-made WMATA cars
by D40LF  - 
12 Replies 
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WMATA 8000 Series Rail Cars
by Chris Brown  - 
119 Replies 
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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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 by Rockingham Racer
 
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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 by mtuandrew
 
Derailment - Winchester and Potomac Railroad Bridge
by farecard  - 
8 Replies 
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5 Replies 
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BWI Airtrain
by STrRedWolf  - 
6 Replies 
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MARC RDC2 #9821 Information
by hondajohn  - 
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The stinky carpeting in Metro's railcars
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
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WMATA - escalator replacement project complete
by JDC  - 
1 Replies 
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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  - 
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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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WMATA 2000 series
by Martin Baumann  - 
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1 Replies 
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WMATA: Man assaulted, pushed onto tracks at Navy Yard
by RailVet  - 
5 Replies 
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2 Replies 
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WMATA: Best time / line to catch non 7000 series trains
by Deval  - 
3 Replies 
 1202 Views
 by danib62
 
VRE & Metro reach deal for parking at Franconia-Springfield
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
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 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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5 Replies 
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 by Arlington
 
Expanded DC/Baltimore Commuter Rail Proposals
by Sand Box John  - 
33 Replies 
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MARC AEM-7
by Martin Baumann  - 
0 Replies 
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11 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
VRE advancing expansion, mobile ticket changes
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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2 Replies 
 1496 Views
 by danib62
 
WMATA - 6000-series train decouples
by JDC  - 
17 Replies 
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 by mtuandrew
 
MARC GP40 & GP39 status
by jt42cwr  - 
68 Replies 
 37108 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
MARC cars going to NJT; NJT locomotive coming to MARC
by RailVet  - 
25 Replies 
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 by jcepler1
 
8 Replies 
 1721 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 
 1384 Views
 by srepetsk
 
Metro resumes automatic train door opening on the red line
by davinp  - 
7 Replies 
 1413 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
GWU - Metro construction photos
by JDC  - 
2 Replies 
 1260 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Amtrak Bullying Commuter Railroads, Newest Target is SEPTA
by mcgrath618  - 
46 Replies 
 7828 Views
 by David Benton
 
DC2RVA
by KTHW  - 
2 Replies 
 1402 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
VRE has run out of Free Ride Certificates (FRCs)
by davinp  - 
2 Replies 
 1292 Views
 by mmi16
 
WMATA to study extension to National Harbor
by mtuandrew  - 
14 Replies 
 2083 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
How VRE is preparing for Metro shutdown
by davinp  - 
2 Replies 
 1527 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Lengthy VRE delays frustrate riders
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
 1600 Views
 by srepetsk
 
WMATA - Dupont Circle canopy project
by JDC  - 
1 Replies 
 1488 Views
 by farecard
 
Metro to offer FREE parking at VA stations during summer
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
 1670 Views
 by davinp
 
Stadler’s in the metro game
by mtuandrew  - 
4 Replies 
 2301 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
VRE to order new railcars with Chicago Metra
by davinp  - 
4 Replies 
 1828 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Metro to install vinyl wrapping on 3K/6K, look more like 7Ks
by YOLO  - 
31 Replies 
 12223 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
Washington Metrorail Safety Commission is taking over
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
 1707 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
VRE advancing Crystal City expansion ahead of Amazon vote
by davinp  - 
2 Replies 
 1862 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Underground Station lighting
by farecard  - 
4 Replies 
 2189 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
Metro ridership drops to lowest levels since 2000
by davinp  - 
2 Replies 
 1831 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 
 1938 Views
 by davinp
 
Faregates vs Turnstiles
by rail10  - 
2 Replies 
 2088 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
WMATA work train locomotives
by RailVet  - 
9 Replies 
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 by RailVet
 
VRE now rolling out Positive Train Control
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
 1965 Views
 by davinp
 
Proposed New Metrorail Heavy Repair and Overhaul Facility
by Sand Box John  - 
3 Replies 
 1991 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
FTA threat if Metro re-extends late night weekend service
by zuckie13  - 
2 Replies 
 1943 Views
 by farecard
 
Government Shutdown
by daybeers  - 
7 Replies 
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 by danib62
 
Blue Line Dulles Realignment
by mgandrejco  - 
8 Replies 
 2707 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
Old VRE gallery car on NBC's Chicago Fire
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
Looking for pictures of Rohr 1000 series rolling stock
by mdesoto  - 
6 Replies 
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 by hobbyrail
 
Mandatory Safety System PTC Still Not Operating on MARC
by davinp  - 
2 Replies 
 2171 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
WMATA removes fire extinguishers from railcars
by davinp  - 
7 Replies 
 2780 Views
 by farecard
 
Potomac Shores VRE station now looking at 2022 opening
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
Metrorail routing & private propery
by farecard  - 
4 Replies 
 2435 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
Amazon HQ2
by Chris Brown  - 
24 Replies 
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 by orulz
 
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