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Metro Restores Train Service on 3 Lines in D.C.

Metro says train service is being restored between L’Enfant Plaza and Farragut West stations on the blue, orange and silver lines after a water main break at 12th and F streets near Metro Center suspended service earlier in the morning.

12/16/2014

Eastbound Leesburg Pike streetscape installation at Spring Hill Station. (credit: Stephen Barna, DCMP)

Fairfax County OKs Funding for Rest of Silver Line

Fairfax County officials have agreed to the terms for a $403 million federal loan for the second phase of Metro’s Silver Line.

12/03/2014

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

Metro’s Silver Line Gets Low-Interest Federal Loan

The Transportation Department has committed $1.28 billion toward the construction of Metro’s silver line in the form of a low-interest loan.

08/21/2014

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

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.

07/25/2014

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

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

07/24/2014

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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

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