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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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Silver Line Will Finally Link Smithsonian’s Two Space Museums

When Metro’s new Silver Line opens later this month, it will provide the first public transportation link between the National Air and Space Museum’s locations in D.C. and northern Virginia.

07/08/2014

Emergency crews conduct a drill at the Spring Hill Metro station. (credit: Heather Curtis/All-News 99.1)

Responders Perform Emergency Drill For Metro’s Silver Line

Officials are conducting an emergency response drill at one of the soon-to-open stations on the Silver Line.

06/28/2014

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