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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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Metro Announces Silver Line Contest

The long-awaited Silver Line is slated to open in July and Metro is running a contest to celebrate.

06/25/2014

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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.

06/24/2014

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

Metro: Silver Line Service To Begin July 26

Metro’s general manager says the long-awaited start date for Silver Line service in northern Virginia will be July 26.

06/22/2014

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Metro: Date of Silver Line Opening Coming Soon

The general manager of Washington’s Metrorail subway system says he hopes to announce next week the long-awaited start date for Silver Line service in northern Virginia.

06/16/2014

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Metro Police Conducting Response Exercise June 1

Metro Transit Police will conduct a response exercise June 1 at the Wiehle-Reston East Station.

05/31/2014

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

Officials to Conduct Drill at Silver Line Metro Station

Local law enforcement officials and the Metro Transit Police will be conducting an exercise at a Metro station set to open as part of the new silver line.

05/29/2014

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Metro Takes Control of Silver Line, Begins 90-Day Testing Period

Metro assumed control of the Silver Line on Tuesday, giving hope that the behind-schedule rail project could open this summer.

05/27/2014

Metro's new map with the Silver Line addition. (Credit: WMATA)

Metro To Take Over Silver Line Later This Month

The agency that operates the region’s Metrorail system expects to take control of the behind-schedule Silver Line extension through Tysons Corner later this month.

05/19/2014

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