Year in Review: Progress on the Silver Line

The second phase of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project (DCMP) closed out a busy year in 2017, and hit several milestones along the way. In January 2017, all 251 column supports for the Dulles Airport Metrorail Station aerial guideway [...]

Meet the Staff: Thomas Crone

The Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project has named Thomas Crone as the Director of Program Operations.    In addition to his various job duties, Crone is responsible for coordination among all project safety groups, Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), Washington [...]

Silver Line Update

Silver Line construction contractors meandered through the below-freezing, near record-low temperatures along with snow and ice, and are looking toward some busy months as Phase 2 work continues from the Wiehle-Reston East Metro station to the end of the [...]

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 [...]

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