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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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Metro Completes More NTSB Recommendations

Metro says it has completed 20 of the 29 recommendations the National Transportation Safety Board made following the 2009 crash of two red line trains that resulted in the deaths of nine people.

11/07/2013

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Weekend Work To Close 3 Red Line Metro Stations

Metro says buses will replace trains on a section of the red line this weekend and through Veterans Day, which is Monday.

11/06/2013

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