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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 1000 series "preservation" clarification
by hobbyrail  - 
13 Replies 
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WMATA 6000 Series Rail Car Legacy
by Chris Brown  - 
14 Replies 
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Long Bridge Project
by orulz  - 
7 Replies 
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wmata metro lighting
by rail10  - 
1 Replies 
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VRE now has 100 railcars
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
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 by daybeers
 
WMATA Yellow Line Potomac Bridge closure
by mtuandrew  - 
3 Replies 
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 by mtuandrew
 
Speakers installed at Capitol South Outside Escalators
by davinp  - 
2 Replies 
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DC Council votes to decriminalize fare evasion on Metro
by davinp  - 
4 Replies 
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Silver Spring no-Transit Center
by farecard  - 
11 Replies 
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BL/YL closure in Fri rush hour?? Until Sun
by mtuandrew  - 
1 Replies 
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Metro recommends expanding service, lowering weekend fares
by davinp  - 
4 Replies 
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VRE riders don't like WMATA's surcharge at Franconia-Spring
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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MARC Electric vs. Diesel
by farecard  - 
2 Replies 
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Metro selects new HQ site in L'Enfant Plaza
by davinp  - 
10 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
Metro OKs food sales, but you still cannot eat on trains
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
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WMATA 5000 series cars
by davinp  - 
45 Replies 
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Government fines MARC $30K for delaying installing PTC
by davinp  - 
14 Replies 
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 by mmi16
 
Metro board expected to extend GM Wiedefeld’s contract
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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MARC RPO/baggage car 199
by R36 Combine Coach  - 
1 Replies 
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Grade Crossing
by wrivlin  - 
2 Replies 
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 by Sand Box John
 
2 Metro Trains routed to wrong direction
by davinp  - 
7 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
After 4-year delay, Potomac Shores VRE station moving foward
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
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 by KTHW
 
MARC Camden line taking the wye at F Tower today
by STrRedWolf  - 
3 Replies 
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 by mmi16
 
MARC installing new ticket machines everywhere
by STrRedWolf  - 
3 Replies 
 2809 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Why is WMATA still mixing some railcars?
by davinp  - 
10 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
U.S. government’s secret shutdown plan for Metro
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
Major Concrete Issues Found in Silver Line Metro Extension
by davinp  - 
15 Replies 
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 by Sand Box John
 
Silver Line Vibrations
by KTHW  - 
5 Replies 
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 by srepetsk
 
Second Forest Glen entrance
by farecard  - 
6 Replies 
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Riding all of MARC in one day
by markonthetrain  - 
5 Replies 
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 by gprimr1
 
Special move (chargers)
by DutchRailnut  - 
47 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
MARC in Jeopardy of not meeting PTC deadline, Feds say
by davinp  - 
6 Replies 
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 by mmi16
 
FTA: Metro must make urgent safety fixes to barriers on 7Ks
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
WMATA will no longer be able to open swing gates for VRE
by davinp  - 
12 Replies 
 3967 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
6/5 Forest Glen fire incident
by YOLO  - 
1 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
WMATA - new fare system (2.0)
by JDC  - 
14 Replies 
 4003 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Metro secrets revealed
by davinp  - 
2 Replies 
 2465 Views
 by MCL1981
 
Metro operator opens doors on wrong side
by davinp  - 
4 Replies 
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 by Sand Box John
 
MARC train and riders trapped in flash flood in Brunswick
by MCL1981  - 
4 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
5/19 CSX bridge collapse, ALX
by mtuandrew  - 
0 Replies 
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 by mtuandrew
 
WMATA - Vignelli's Metro maps
by JDC  - 
0 Replies 
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 by JDC
 
WMATA Money Trains
by smallfire85  - 
6 Replies 
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 by smallfire85
 
Station name change: Foggy Bottom and Smithsonian
by JDC  - 
17 Replies 
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 by oknazevad
 
Metro installing LED lighting in 6000 series cars
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
 2434 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Takoma doghouse
by farecard  - 
2 Replies 
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 by farecard
 
West Virginia Will Pay 1.5 Million to Marc
by skm  - 
6 Replies 
 2981 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
NIMBYs are at it again, wants WMATA to stop honking
by YOLO  - 
9 Replies 
 3715 Views
 by Robert Paniagua
 
April 18th, 2018 Penn Line Tresspasser Incident
by STrRedWolf  - 
7 Replies 
 3066 Views
 by MCL1981
 
VRE status on Positive Train Control
by davinp  - 
2 Replies 
 2425 Views
 by srepetsk
 
Parking at Perryville
by skm  - 
2 Replies 
 3841 Views
 by skm
 
MARC Timetable Train 525
by skm  - 
2 Replies 
 2434 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Metro to launch SmartTrip mobile app
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
Metro ‘swing-gates’ due for upgrade
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
 2415 Views
 by MCL1981
 
Tracks beyond Largo
by drwho9437  - 
4 Replies 
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 by Sand Box John
 
Metro wants study on a M Street subway tunnel
by YOLO  - 
56 Replies 
 14930 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
WMATA Safety Culture
by Sand Box John  - 
14 Replies 
 3522 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
MARC gives Bombardier operating contract extension
by dowlingm  - 
1 Replies 
 1882 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Any pictures of 6000 series trains back side?
by YOLO  - 
4 Replies 
 2296 Views
 by YOLO
 
WMATA rail: getting better or worse?
by drwho9437  - 
6 Replies 
 2724 Views
 by MCL1981
 
MTA shuts down SubwayLink for emergency repairs
by STrRedWolf  - 
13 Replies 
 3661 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
how do MARC and VRE coordinate with OPM?
by dt_rt40  - 
7 Replies 
 2801 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Metro ignored track defects for months despite FTA’s warning
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
 2041 Views
 by MCL1981
 
LIRR Seeking to Lease MARC Coaches for Summer 2017 Service
by jhdeasy  - 
10 Replies 
 4273 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
DCDOT to abandon current streetcars?
by dowlingm  - 
2 Replies 
 2341 Views
 by srepetsk
 
Metro to retire all 1000- and 4000-series railcars by July 1
by davinp  - 
27 Replies 
 9396 Views
 by davinp
 
Last 4000 series leaves the railyard; 5000 cars retired next
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
 2094 Views
 by davinp
 
Metro wants to rebuild station platforms
by YOLO  - 
7 Replies 
 2749 Views
 by JackRussell
 
Metro releases major track work schedule for 2018
by YOLO  - 
0 Replies 
 2009 Views
 by YOLO
 
Welcome new moderator Andrew Stephens
by John_Perkowski  - 
1 Replies 
 2007 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
WMATA 2040 Regional Transit Plan.
by braves  - 
1 Replies 
 2109 Views
 by JDC
 
Metro is looking to dump 2k/3k/6k trains early
by YOLO  - 
17 Replies 
 5992 Views
 by YOLO
 
Red line train derailment 1-15-18
by JDC  - 
17 Replies 
 4848 Views
 by farecard
 
Metro Approves Program That Will Credit Delayed Riders
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
 2266 Views
 by farecard
 
MARC Conductor
by DanK  - 
2 Replies 
 2259 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Equipment in the MARC riverside Yard
by jcepler1  - 
12 Replies 
 3434 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
SafeTrack surge areas require further track work
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
 2085 Views
 by davinp
 
Metro says some trains are increasing vibration levels
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
 2309 Views
 by smallfire85
 
The new Long Bridge could have bike and pedestrian paths
by davinp  - 
17 Replies 
 7583 Views
 by RRspatch
 
Red Line cable replacement
by farecard  - 
12 Replies 
 2515 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
House Rep Commstock of VA submits WMATA funding/reform bill
by STrRedWolf  - 
0 Replies 
 1985 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Metro seeking input on how to design 8000 series cars
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
 2084 Views
 by Chris Brown
 
Human Hair Buildup in Metro System Poses Fire Threat
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
 1878 Views
 by mmi16
 
New WMATA Railcar Numbering Pilot
by smallfire85  - 
8 Replies 
 3140 Views
 by Chris Brown
 
The last 1000 series car heads to the scrap yard
by davinp  - 
9 Replies 
 3187 Views
 by JDC
 
VRE to make longer trains
by davinp  - 
12 Replies 
 3715 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Metro reports a sharp rise in arcing incidents
by davinp  - 
4 Replies 
 2318 Views
 by MCL1981
 
WMATA expanding waterproofing trial
by STrRedWolf  - 
1 Replies 
 1567 Views
 by MCL1981
 
Detailed diagrams/models of 6000 series train?
by YOLO  - 
0 Replies 
 2055 Views
 by YOLO
 
Arkendale project on track to speed up train service
by davinp  - 
9 Replies 
 3493 Views
 by Rockingham Racer
 
Metro considering new signage, map
by JDC  - 
15 Replies 
 7043 Views
 by JDC
 
Scrapping has begun
by Sand Box John  - 
131 Replies 
 36947 Views
 by Chris Brown
 
New Baltimore Metro Subway Railcars
by realtype  - 
6 Replies 
 3009 Views
 by tommyboy6181
 
VRE to retire the last of the old gallery cars
by davinp  - 
18 Replies 
 7763 Views
 by Tadman
 
B30, now marked down to B19.95
by farecard  - 
12 Replies 
 4277 Views
 by farecard
 
VRE - Standing Means Detraining
by JeffersonLeeEng  - 
4 Replies 
 2837 Views
 by Literalman
 
WMATA - painting Union Station's vault ceiling
by JDC  - 
10 Replies 
 3523 Views
 by Munchabunch
 
Union Station, 1970s and 1980s
by Munchabunch  - 
0 Replies 
 1960 Views
 by Munchabunch
 
WMATA - Loudoun Metrorail Training Simulator Opens
by JDC  - 
1 Replies 
 2097 Views
 by Acton Town S5
 
Red line tunnel problems
by YOLO  - 
17 Replies 
 9900 Views
 by JackRussell
 
Metro's revised track work & maintenance plan
by JDC  - 
121 Replies 
 25563 Views
 by Chris Brown
 
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