All six Metro lines are expected to undergo work during the holiday weekend, with some stations experiencing closures and single-tracking.
Train passengers will only be able to access Union Station through the two Metro entrances starting at 4 p.m. on Tuesday. All other entrances will be closed for a special event.
The weekend’s heavy rain caused a road frequently used by VRE commuters in Spotsylvania County to collapse into an 8-foot deep hole. Here are the alternative routes.
Virginia Railway Express canceled Tuesday evening’s Fredericksburg Train 313 out of Union Station.
Mass transit systems are running business as usual on the first workday of the government shutdown but MARC will offer extra capacity for federal employees returning home early.
Several people have been killed on area railroad tracks in recent years, prompting the first national “Rail Safety Week.” Safety advocates say technological improvements have made trains quieter, giving people less of a warning that a train is approaching.
The changes would reduce scheduled travel time between D.C. and Richmond from nearly 3.5 hours to around 2 hours depending on which options are built.
After a 13-year-old Fairfax County girl was fatally struck by a train in Virginia, her mother is remembering her as a fearless girl with a bright smile.
A 13-year-old Fairfax County girl was struck and killed by a Virginia Railway Express train as she walked along a train trestle in a remote section of the county in Clifton on Wednesday afternoon. Her death is a grim reminder of just how dangerous train tracks can be.
Fairfax County police said that a 13-year-old Burke girl was killed by a Virginia Railway Express train Wednesday afternoon.
As Baltimore implements new changes to its bus system, other transit systems around the D.C. region will see some schedule and fare changes coming up this summer.
The Northern Virginia Transportation Commission’s preliminary High Capacity Transit Economic Impact Study comes as many on the commission are trying to convince lawmakers in Richmond and elsewhere that Metro needs millions in additional, dedicated funding.
Police in Virginia say a man is dead after he and another man were hit by a CSX train.
Virginia Railway Express officials will present initial options for a larger station that could include a direct connection to Reagan National Airport and could make transfers to Metro easier.
The Virginia Railway Express Operations Board is set to vote Friday to move forward with plans to improve the rail yard and station at the existing Broad Run stop in Manassas instead of extending commuter rail service farther west to Gainesville.