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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)

Silver Line Falls 30 Percent Short on Projected Ridership

One year after its debut, ridership on the Metro’s Silver Line through Tysons Corner is 30 percent below projections.

07/27/2015

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

Cracks Creating Problems For Phase 2 of Silver Line

As Metro approaches the first anniversary of the opening of the Silver Line, crews are busy investigating a potential structural problem with the second phase of the project.

07/15/2015

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Loudoun Co. Fire Prepares for Silver Line

Although Metro’s Silver Line is still a few years away from entering Loudoun County, fire and rescue crews are there are getting a jump on preparing for emergencies.

04/09/2015

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A Plethora of Metro Problems Thursday Morning, Including 2 Cracked Rails

Metro riders on nearly all lines are facing delays Thursday morning as extreme cold cracked two rails and other equipment was affected by the weather, as well.

01/08/2015

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12/23/2014

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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

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