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Metro Silver Line Project Director Resigns

The head of the beleaguered $3 billion project to extend Metro’s Silver Line through Tysons Corner is resigning.

04/17/2014

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Contractor: Silver Line Phase 1 Done, For 2nd Time

The contractor building the Silver Line says it has completed the first phase of the project, which includes five stations taking Metro riders from East Falls Church to Wiehle Avenue in Reston.

04/10/2014

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First Phase Of Metro’s Silver Line To Open In 2014

The first phase of Metro’s $2.8 billion extension in Virginia is now expected to be completed in November to open in early 2014.

09/19/2013

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Metro Line Through Tysons To Be Delayed 8 Weeks

The $2.8 billion extension of the D.C. region’s Metrorail system known as the Silver Line is now about two months behind schedule.

07/17/2013

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Rail Yard Fixes Threatening Silver Line Delay

Metro officials say they are looking at temporary solutions to problems at a rail yard that are threatening to delay the opening of the new Silver Line.

03/29/2013

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Metro To Host Open Houses To Discuss Silver Line

Metro’s new silver line is scheduled to open later this year, and the transit agency is hosting several open houses to discuss changes in service with the new line.

03/08/2013

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Metro: Silver Line Track Not Damaged In Tests

Metro officials says new Silver Line tracks don’t appear to have been damaged in an incident during testing that caused major rush hour delays.

02/27/2013

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Metro Plans To Add 327 Jobs, Many For Silver Line

Metro is proposing to add more than 300 new jobs in the next budget year.

01/14/2013

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Metro’s $2.5B Budget Includes No Fare Increases

Metro is proposing a $2.5 billion budget that avoids fare hikes for the coming fiscal year.

01/08/2013

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Metro: Safety Behind Silver Line Extension

Metro says safety is behind a decision to extend the Silver Line.

12/06/2012

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Metro To Stretch Fleet For Silver Line’s Opening

Metro faces competing demands as it replaces its oldest rail cars while expanding its fleet to cover demands of the new Silver Line when it opens.

06/25/2012

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No Final Deal On Metro Link To Dulles Airport

A final deal hasn’t been reached to move forward with the second phase of Metro’s planned Silver Line expansion, which would link up with Dulles International Airport.

05/03/2012

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