Pedestrian Bridge Installation Began in July

Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project Phase 2 crews this summer are installing the Silver Line Phase 2 pedestrian bridges. The pedestrian bridges will provide access for Metrorail passengers to five of the six Phase 2 stations, and will extend over [...]

7000-Series is Coming to the Silver Line

New railcars are about to be a staple of the Silver Line. The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) announced that it would be adding two 7000-series trains to regular service on the Silver Line. That means more reliable [...]

New Metrorail Training Simulator

Loudoun County just opened a new Metrorail Training Simulator located at the Oliver Robert Dubé Fire and Rescue Training Academy in Leesburg. The simulator is comprised of two retired 4000-series railcars from the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). [...]

Saarinen’s Purpose in Design

Atop of the list of considerations that designers of Metro’s Silver Line extension through Dulles International Airport was protecting the main terminal’s façade, the result of one of architect Eero Saarinen’s creative bursts.

Dramatic Changes Coming to Silver Line Phase 2

Pedestrian Bridges to Be Installed Starting at Innovation Station As spring rolls in, work on Phase 2 of the Silver Line continues to spiral ahead. “Good weather has continued, and work never stopped during the winter months,” said Charles [...]

Silver Line Progress Steady

Visible construction at Ashburn; girders and track work roll along at Dulles Airport Construction of Phase 2 of the Silver Line is moving steadily along, according to rail project officials. In recent weeks, Capital Rail Constructors, the project’s design-build [...]

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