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This App Will Plan Your Entire Trip

Instead of spending hours tabbing through travel sites, hit Rome2Rio: an oracle-like web/app that maps out the exact planes, trains, and automobiles (with fares) to take between any two places on the planet.

04/16/2014

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Metro Resumes Weekend Work After 4-Week Break

After a four-week break for cherry blossom season, Metro is back to doing weekend work again.

04/16/2014

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Weekend MARC Trains From Baltimore To D.C. Break Ridership Records

The MARC trains from Baltimore’s Penn Station to Washington’s Union Station continue to see more riders on the weekends. This comes after a few months of extended Saturday and Sunday service.

03/15/2014

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Emergency Order Puts Regulations On Crude Oil Transported By Train

More crude oil than ever is being transported through major cities on trains. And after four derailments in seven months, the federal government is now taking action.

02/28/2014

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Penn Station Marks Contributions In Railroading From African-American Men And Women

All aboard on a trip through black history. Penn Station celebrates contributions to the railroad from former workers.

02/20/2014

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The Most Luxurious Train Safari In The World

For your next luxury vacation, consider traveling by train. Rovos Rail brings the luxury and decadence of the olden days back to your trip, in their train safari.

02/20/2014

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Buses Replace Trains On 2 Metro Lines This Weekend

Buses will replace trains on sections of the orange and blue lines this weekend.

02/19/2014

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Metro Plans Weekend Work On All 5 Lines

Metro says weekend work will affect all five lines of the Metro system, with trains operating every 20 minutes on most lines.

01/08/2014

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All Aboard: The World’s Most Amazing Train Trips

The inherent beauty of train travel is that it’s often more about the journey (and the spectacular scenery along the way) than the actual destination. When your fare includes butler service, gourmet meals, and access to elegant bar cars, rest assured these six train trips are worth dropping a month’s salary on.

12/11/2013

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Pets On Trains Act Would Let All Aboard—Including 4-Legged Commuters

If passed, a bill being debated in Washington, D.C. could go to the dogs. There’s a push to allow train commuters to buy tickets for their cats and dogs.

11/21/2013

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No Yellow Line Service On D.C. Metro This Weekend

Metro says there will be no yellow line train service this weekend, and buses will replace trains on a section of the green line.

11/13/2013

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The World’s Coolest Train Stations

Despite the abundance of public transportation options, trains remain a popular and consistent way to travel easily. Check out the world’s coolest train stations.

11/13/2013

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