(credit: borail.org)

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.


dc metro

Metro To Discuss Weekend Closures At Meeting

Metro officials plan this week to discuss weekend shutdowns of sections of the system’s rail lines and their impact on riders.


(Photo credit: LIU JIN/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Firm Continues Northeast Maglev Rail Effort

A Washington firm is continuing efforts to bring high-speed, magnetic levitation trains to the region.


marc train

Mass Transit Canceled; Local Residents Wait For Sandy

The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) has canceled all service for Monday due to severe weather conditions from Hurricane Sandy.



Metro: Weekend Work Occurring On 4 Of 5 Lines

Metro says customers traveling on Metrorail this weekend can expect delays because of track work taking place on four of the system’s five lines.


National Park Service

Park Service Seeks Comment On Md.-W.Va. Trail Link

The National Park Service is soliciting public comments on a proposed extension of the Western Maryland Rail Trail to Paw Paw, W.Va.


money, money generic

Metro Proposes 5 Percent Bus, Rail Fare Increase

Metro is proposing to raise bus and rail fares by about 5 percent in an effort to overcome a $116 million shortfall in its upcoming operating budget.


dc metro

16 Rail Cars Pulled For Potential Brake Problems

Metro has pulled 16 rail cars out of service as a precaution because they have the same brake equipment as a car that experienced a problem earlier this week.



Md. Gets $22M For New Susquehanna Rail Bridge

Maryland’s two U.S. senators say the state will receive $22 million in federal stimulus funding to begin work on replacing a rail bridge over the Susquehanna River.



Rail Power Problems Persist Despite Upgrades

Power problems on Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor continue to cause headaches for rail travelers despite millions spent to upgrade aging equipment.


Metro Logo

Metro Plans Blue Line Improvements This Weekend

Metro has announced temporary service changes on the Blue Line this weekend to allow Virginia officials to work on the Telegraph Road bridge near King Street station.



Metro Rail Car Series Blamed For Delays

Metro’s Breda 4000 Series of rail cars is being blamed for delays in train service.