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Riders wait to ride the first Silver Line train on July 26, 2014. (credit: Kris Ankarlo/All-News 99.1)

‘Doors Opening’: Silver Line Makes Public Debut

After decades of waiting, the highly-anticipated Silver Line has begun carrying loads of passengers to and from northern Virginia.



New Silver Line Ad Shows Riders Dancing In The Streets (WATCH)

The long-awaited Silver Line will finally begin carrying passengers this Saturday.


Tysons Corner Station. (Credit: Stephen Barna, DCMP)

Preparation For Silver Line Opening To Impact Riders

The first Silver Line train departs the Wiehle-Reston East station on Saturday, but major changes across Metrorail are beginning this week in preparation for the opening.


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Metro Releases Silver Line TV Commercials

Now that the Silver Line has an official service start date, Metro has released a series of TV commercials to promote it.


Platform level finishes and signage at Wiehle-Reston East Station. (Credit: David Claypool, Kalorama)

Silver Line Could Carry Passengers By The End of the Summer, Metro Says

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has approved the first phase of the Silver Line project, it announced Thursday, and the line can now be passed on to Metro for further testing.


Platform level finishes and signage at Wiehle-Reston East Station. (Credit: David Claypool, Kalorama)

Completion Date on Silver Line Pushed Back (Again)

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is again pushing back its expected completion date for construction of the new Silver Line through Tysons Corner.


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Congressmen Call For Further Metro Expansion

Two northern Virginia congressmen want to study the possibility of extending the Metro transit system to Centreville in western Fairfax County and Woodbridge in Prince William County.


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Metro To Host Open House Meetings 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.


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Metro’s Proposed 2014 Budget Won’t Include Fare Hikes

Metro will present a $2.5 billion budget and spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year to its board of directors Thursday.


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Overnight Lane Closings For Silver Line Construction In Virginia

The construction of Metro’s silver line through the Tysons Corner area in northern Virginia will cause some closures on local roads in the coming weeks.