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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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VRE to retire the last of the old gallery cars
by davinp  - 
18 Replies 
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 by Tadman
 
B30, now marked down to B19.95
by farecard  - 
12 Replies 
 4288 Views
 by farecard
 
VRE - Standing Means Detraining
by JeffersonLeeEng  - 
4 Replies 
 2849 Views
 by Literalman
 
WMATA - painting Union Station's vault ceiling
by JDC  - 
10 Replies 
 3533 Views
 by Munchabunch
 
Union Station, 1970s and 1980s
by Munchabunch  - 
0 Replies 
 1972 Views
 by Munchabunch
 
WMATA - Loudoun Metrorail Training Simulator Opens
by JDC  - 
1 Replies 
 2109 Views
 by Acton Town S5
 
Red line tunnel problems
by YOLO  - 
17 Replies 
 9927 Views
 by JackRussell
 
Metro's revised track work & maintenance plan
by JDC  - 
121 Replies 
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 by Chris Brown
 
MARC Delays Caused by Amtrak
by east point  - 
31 Replies 
 7355 Views
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Happy 25th Anniversary VRE
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
Perryville maintence yard delayed 5 years.
by STrRedWolf  - 
1 Replies 
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 by ThirdRail7
 
WMATA - man writes songs about all 91 Metro stations
by JDC  - 
0 Replies 
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 by JDC
 
Automatic train operation won’t return to Metro anytime soon
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
 1947 Views
 by srepetsk
 
Weekday Parking at Martin State Airport
by skm  - 
1 Replies 
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 by skm
 
VRE's 11mi of High Speed Rail (Arkendale - Powell's Creek)
by Arlington  - 
72 Replies 
 38333 Views
 by Literalman
 
WMATA - Post-Safetrack safety program
by JDC  - 
1 Replies 
 1931 Views
 by JackRussell
 
BMore Light Rail shut down due to tree, power pole down
by STrRedWolf  - 
2 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
Electrical-leak testing could reduce Metro meltdowns
by davinp  - 
9 Replies 
 3621 Views
 by farecard
 
VRE to raise fares
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
Old Metrorail Car Gets Second Life as Benches, Retail Space
by davinp  - 
4 Replies 
 2614 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
WMATA - Wiedefeld proposes new business model
by JDC  - 
0 Replies 
 1794 Views
 by JDC
 
A quick update on the Light Rail rebuild
by STrRedWolf  - 
5 Replies 
 2283 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Metro cancels plans to bring back automated trains
by davinp  - 
10 Replies 
 3844 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
Sending MARC to WIlmington
by Bensalem SEPTA rider  - 
44 Replies 
 20326 Views
 by jmatchesky
 
ATO coming back to some red line trains
by YOLO  - 
20 Replies 
 7631 Views
 by JDC
 
Are the 7000 series damaging Metro's tracks?
by davinp  - 
7 Replies 
 3259 Views
 by Chris Brown
 
Safe Track Surge 14 now a SHUTDOWN from Greenbelt to CP/PG
by smallfire85  - 
3 Replies 
 2118 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
MARC New Multilevels
by djmarco121  - 
174 Replies 
 49288 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
7000 Series door opening announcement
by Chris Brown  - 
6 Replies 
 2647 Views
 by MCL1981
 
Pedestrian tunnel from Farragut North to Farragut West
by Chris Brown  - 
8 Replies 
 2902 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
Metro Connection tunnel
by Acton Town S5  - 
10 Replies 
 3300 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
NARP and VARP in Alexandria April 1
by Literalman  - 
0 Replies 
 1664 Views
 by Literalman
 
WMATA - SafeTrack (spring 2017)
by JDC  - 
21 Replies 
 5347 Views
 by JackRussell
 
VRE cancels Gainesville/Haymarket Expansion
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
 1131 Views
 by davinp
 
River water leaking into Yellow Line tunnel on 3/17/2017
by MCL1981  - 
0 Replies 
 1817 Views
 by MCL1981
 
Fairfax Firefighters cutting up old Metro railcars
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
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 by davinp
 
Step plate junctions
by Acton Town S5  - 
6 Replies 
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Gallery Place Terminal Operations
by RedLineRider  - 
1 Replies 
 1980 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
20 minute headway on Red line due to rebulding
by Chris Brown  - 
21 Replies 
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 by Chris Brown
 
WMATA - Back2Good
by JDC  - 
33 Replies 
 8200 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
21 years ago was the deadly MARC collision in Silver Spring
by davinp  - 
11 Replies 
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 by mmi16
 
Limited Run-Through: VRE to College Park Green&Purple
by Arlington  - 
27 Replies 
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 by Arlington
 
Metro to begin retiring 4000 series next week
by davinp  - 
17 Replies 
 4599 Views
 by Backshophoss
 
Live Map
by wrivlin  - 
10 Replies 
 9540 Views
 by MCL1981
 
VRE to discuss Midday Storage Facility at Community Meeting
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
 2288 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
What happened to MARC RPO car?
by wilwel1024  - 
2 Replies 
 2086 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Advice for folks arriving on Friday for the March?
by Rbts Stn  - 
15 Replies 
 3336 Views
 by ALAN L. SCHNEIDER
 
Passenger counts on new DC light rail line
by renf  - 
10 Replies 
 3495 Views
 by SemperFidelis
 
WMATA 1K Series Rollsign
by smallfire85  - 
51 Replies 
 12486 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
Potomac Shores’ VRE station running behind schedule
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
 1208 Views
 by davinp
 
VRE to run "S" Schedule on Inauguration Day - Jan 20
by davinp  - 
0 Replies 
 1129 Views
 by davinp
 
Metro to close 6 stations Feb 4-5 for major project
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
 1959 Views
 by JackRussell
 
Metro inspectors lie, submit fraudulant reports, fake work
by MCL1981  - 
8 Replies 
 3444 Views
 by MCL1981
 
New cabinet at N end of Silver Spring
by farecard  - 
35 Replies 
 15279 Views
 by farecard
 
Speed Restriction Between Metro Center and Chinatown
by Chris Brown  - 
9 Replies 
 3107 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Braking / deceleration distance or time of WMATA trains
by MCL1981  - 
4 Replies 
 2427 Views
 by farecard
 
Yellow line
by wrivlin  - 
1 Replies 
 2008 Views
 by JDC
 
Derailment at East Falls Church
by JackRussell  - 
40 Replies 
 7347 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
Train detached near Twinbrook station
by YOLO  - 
17 Replies 
 5582 Views
 by mmi16
 
Metro to get rid of 1K & 4K cars in 2017, stop mixing series
by davinp  - 
1 Replies 
 2005 Views
 by Robert Paniagua
 
FTA to conduct WMATA safety investigation
by JDC  - 
18 Replies 
 7752 Views
 by JDC
 
All 4000 series railcars being pulled from service
by YOLO  - 
20 Replies 
 5379 Views
 by jackintosh11
 
Metro in the year 2020
by Chris Brown  - 
5 Replies 
 2780 Views
 by Chris Brown
 
Metro train nearly runs over safety inspectors
by MCL1981  - 
20 Replies 
 4236 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
What MARC has spare for SEPTA?
by STrRedWolf  - 
21 Replies 
 6432 Views
 by Silverliner II
 
Grey Lady Tees Off
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
1 Replies 
 2090 Views
 by MCL1981
 
Surge #10 on the red line
by MCL1981  - 
2 Replies 
 2072 Views
 by MCL1981
 
WMATA - speed controls
by JDC  - 
2 Replies 
 1357 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
Interior "Next stop" signs in trains
by Chris Brown  - 
13 Replies 
 3666 Views
 by smallfire85
 
WMATA - proposed FY 2018 budget
by JDC  - 
6 Replies 
 2267 Views
 by srepetsk
 
Station cleaning?
by MCL1981  - 
2 Replies 
 2020 Views
 by JDC
 
Signals on both ends of Rockville station,
by MCL1981  - 
13 Replies 
 3908 Views
 by strench707
 
New Money Train Cars
by RedLineRider  - 
13 Replies 
 3227 Views
 by farecard
 
WMATA - BOS single-tracking on 10-11-16
by JDC  - 
8 Replies 
 2564 Views
 by MCL1981
 
WMATA - FY 2018 budget prep
by JDC  - 
6 Replies 
 2051 Views
 by MCL1981
 
Virtual inspections a solution to ending late-nite service?
by STrRedWolf  - 
3 Replies 
 2062 Views
 by smallfire85
 
Metro In The Middle
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
0 Replies 
 1035 Views
 by Gilbert B Norman
 
Why is this MARC train parked in Denver?
by davinp  - 
4 Replies 
 2123 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Metro -riders self-evacuate Red line train on 9/13/16
by JDC  - 
8 Replies 
 2876 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
WMATA - new digital ad displays
by JDC  - 
0 Replies 
 1603 Views
 by JDC
 
WMATA - new report on Metro's power infrastructure
by JDC  - 
0 Replies 
 1624 Views
 by JDC
 
messages
by 2oldbones  - 
2 Replies 
 5451 Views
 by Jeff Smith
 
List of Metro speed restrictions (as of Sept 13, 2016)
by JDC  - 
5 Replies 
 2139 Views
 by JDC
 
VRE sells old gallery cars back to Chicago
by davinp  - 
5 Replies 
 2266 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
MARC To Purchase Siemens Chargers?
by NH2060  - 
85 Replies 
 22195 Views
 by MCL1981
 
Metro ridership plunges 11%. PR department blames trees...
by MCL1981  - 
7 Replies 
 2390 Views
 by JDC
 
MARC using Amtrak P42s
by dt_rt40  - 
2 Replies 
 1906 Views
 by CNJGeep
 
Metro Mangers discourage use of brakes to save time
by MCL1981  - 
10 Replies 
 2693 Views
 by MCL1981
 
WMATA - seeking to privatize parking garages
by JDC  - 
2 Replies 
 1784 Views
 by MCL1981
 
WMATA Rhode Island Ave Station - falling concrete
by JDC  - 
2 Replies 
 1777 Views
 by Sand Box John
 
Derailment at Alexandria Yard
by YOLO  - 
1 Replies 
 1697 Views
 by MCL1981
 
Why Metro cannot run more than 26 tph
by JDC  - 
3 Replies 
 1880 Views
 by MCL1981
 
VRE Photo Policy
by jackintosh11  - 
10 Replies 
 3233 Views
 by davinp
 
Does MARC have a power problem brewing on the Penn Line?
by TheOneKEA  - 
28 Replies 
 8064 Views
 by twropr
 
NEC Future: Four-tracking Odenton
by STrRedWolf  - 
3 Replies 
 2015 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
WP story: Why Metro is so hard to maintain
by JDC  - 
7 Replies 
 2328 Views
 by farecard
 
New wmata.com preview
by JDC  - 
6 Replies 
 2242 Views
 by jayo
 
MARC history - station openings and other significant events
by The EGE  - 
7 Replies 
 2065 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Third rail was live when passengers evacuated July 5
by davinp  - 
3 Replies 
 1705 Views
 by MCL1981
 
Metro discontinuing paper farecards - set dates
by JDC  - 
13 Replies 
 4175 Views
 by farecard
 
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