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Metro says that operations ran smoothly during the first weekday operations for the Silver Line. (Heather Curtis/All- News 99.1 WNEW)

First Morning Rush on Silver Line Runs Smoothly

The transit agency reported Monday that operations ran smoothly during the first weekday operations for the $2.9 billion Silver Line, which opened to passengers on Saturday.

07/28/2014

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New Silver Line Increases Metro’s Size, Service

Metro says the new silver line makes the Washington region’s transit system 10 percent larger with the addition of five new stations.

07/27/2014

Police are looking for 29-year-old Darrel Parker, who is accused of abducting  his infant daughter (left). (Metro Transit Police)

Police Arrest Man Who Abducted Infant Daughter at Metro Station

Police have arrested a 29-year-old man who allegedly snatched his infant daughter from the girl’s mother at a Metro station Tuesday night.

07/23/2014

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Metro’s Silver Line Test Runs Delay Blue Line Trains

Metro is simulating service on its new Silver Line, with just five days left before it opens to rail commuters.

07/21/2014

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.

07/20/2014

Dulles Airport (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Silver Line Opening Will Change Bus Service to Dulles Airport

A major change in bus service to Dulles International Airport is coming with next week’s opening of the Silver Line Metrorail extension in northern Virginia.

07/17/2014

File photo of a Metro train. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Weekend Metro Delays: Track Work Will Slow 4 Lines

Metro riders will wait longer for trains on some lines this weekend.

07/17/2014

(Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Metro GM Makes First Public Comments About Metro Worker Punching Customer

Metro manager Richard Sarles is speaking for the first time about a July 1 incident in which a customer accused a station manager of giving him a black eye.

07/11/2014

File photo of a Metro train. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Smoke, Noise After Cover Touches Metro Third Rail at National Mall

Metro says there was a loud noise and smoke when a covering over the third rail touched the rail itself at a station on the National Mall.

07/10/2014

File photo of a Metro train. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Study: Metro Overcrowding Rare, Busiest Trains Often Below Ridership Capacity

People love to hate Metro, but are the trains actually as cramped and crowded as riders claim?

07/10/2014

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