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Simulated Service Begins On Metro’s Silver Line

Metro is simulating service on its new Silver Line, with just five days left before it opens to rail commuters.

07/21/2014

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Study Of Aging Baltimore Rail Tunnel Moves Forward

Federal and state officials and Amtrak are studying ways to improve a 141-year-old tunnel that carries passenger trains through Baltimore.

06/11/2014

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Metro Announces Weekend Service Adjustment

Metro says passengers will wait longer for trains on some lines this weekend as work is done to the rail system.

06/10/2014

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Gansler: Md. Should Study High-Speed Rail Options

State Attorney General Doug Gansler wants Maryland’s government to take the initiative on building high-speed rail from Baltimore to Washington.

04/23/2014

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Broken Rail May Delay Metro’s Blue, Yellow Lines

Metro is warning riders that a broken rail south of Reagan National Airport may cause delays on the blue and yellow lines during the morning rush.

01/23/2014

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NTSB Recommendations Could Change Rail Travel

Changes are coming to the way you travel. The National Transportation Safety Board just released a top 10 list of improvements.

01/19/2014

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Metro Debuts Newest Rail Cars

Metro riders will get their first look at the system’s new rail cars, which will replace some cars that date back to the system’s debut in 1976.

01/06/2014

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Metro: Some Operators Disabled Emergency Intercoms

Metro says some rail operators have been disabling emergency intercoms on trains.

07/12/2013

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Orb To Have An Inside View Of Preakness From Rail

For a while there, it looked as if the Preakness was shaping up to be a runaway victory for Kentucky Derby winner Orb.

05/16/2013

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Metro: Cracked Rail Repaired On Red Line

Metro says workers have repaired a cracked rail on the red line and delays should dissipate as rush hour winds down.

05/01/2013

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Metro Rail Stations Poised For Sleek Makeover

Metro’s rail stations are getting a makeover to make them brighter and more modern.

04/12/2013

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Exhibit Explains B&O RR Link To W.Va. Statehood

An exhibit at the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum in Baltimore explains how the railroad played a role in the establishment of West Virginia statehood during the Civil War.

04/04/2013

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