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#DidYouKnow Our new project with @wmata to deliver the new 8000-series railcars will take everything their customers love about the 7000-series and incorporate the latest technology and features. Read more:
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Starting May 29 through Sept. 6, 2021, Greenbelt, College Park-U of Md, Prince George's Plaza, and West Hyattsville stations on the Green and Yellow lines will be closed for summer platform reconstruction work. Plan your travel alternatives now:… #wmata
We are proud to announce that Hitachi Rail has been awarded the @wmata 8000-series vehicles contract worth up to $2.2bn; U.S. growth and hiring accelerates...🇺🇸 🚆 Read the full press release to learn
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Metro has selected Hitachi Rail (@HitachiRailENG) to build the system’s 8000-series railcars in the U.S. The contract, valued up to an estimated $2.2 billion, includes a base order of 256 railcars, with options to build up to 800 in the fleet.… #wmata
Metro’s 8000-series railcars will improve upon the design and features of the new fleet of 7000-series cars, the most reliable in Metro’s history. The project is expected to create direct and indirect jobs in the region, including new skilled trade jobs.
Metrobus to expand service on weekdays, restore additional routes on weekends effective March 14. Changes coming to 59 Metrobus routes in DC, MD, and VA, offering improved service, enhancing reliability, and helping to alleviate crowding. Details: #wmata
Metro's Board of Directors Meeting will begin at 9:30 am and you can watch the livestream here:
This relief would not have been possible without the tireless work of our Congressional Delegation fighting for transit riders and workers.
American Recovery Plan helps Metro avert service cuts and layoffs… #wmata
Metro seeking proposals to fast-track Yellow Line Bridge and tunnel rehabilitation project. #wmata
Next week: Metro Board to host four virtual public hearings on FY22 budget… #wmata
Read our latest project update to learn more about the process that goes into reconstructing existing station platforms and adding new customer experience improvements.… #wmata
Platform Improvement Work is fully underway at Addison Rd and Arlington Cemetery stations.
Today is #SaveTransit Day! See how you can still participate in the March 2 #SaveTransit Day of Congressional Action, because #TransitIsEssential >
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The project replaced all major components of the signal system in the yard (switches, signals, track circuits and control rooms). These upgrades will deliver improved safety, reliability and on-time performance for years to come. #wmata
Metro's signal modernization work at the Alexandria Rail Yard is now complete ahead of schedule. As a result, the three remaining weekend shutdowns scheduled through March 14 are no longer needed.
Metro employees taking care of the community and helping @foodbankmetrodc feed those in need - 22,107 meals. #wmata
Thank you Metro employees for another successful Fill-a-Bus campaign. Today Metro presented a check for $8500 in donations by employees + $715 more to @foodbankmetrodc and volunteers help unload another 4,412 lbs of food donations. #wmata
Metro employees giving back to the communities we serve, partnering with @foodbankmetrodc for the annual Fill-a-Bus campaign. Donations of food and money will help feed the needy in our region. Stay tuned for more details later this morning. #wmata
A reminder: Metro lost and found procedures to change March 1… #wmata
Metro's Board of Directors Meeting will begin at 9:00 am and you can watch the livestream here…
Metro seeks public input on proposed budget to support regional recovery amid pandemic-related financial constraints… #wmata
As Metro continues its accelerated Platform Improvement Project, customers on the Green and Yellow lines will begin to see preconstruction activity today at stations scheduled for reconstruction this summer.… #wmata
Metro wants your feedback on its FY2022 budget, which includes: 🚇Keeping current rail service through 2021 🚍Increasing bus service through 2021 ❌Service cuts/workforce reductions starting in Jan. 2022 (unless additional funding arrives)
Metrobus to resume service to all routes beginning at noon… #wmata
Metrobus to maintain limited service through closing tonight, resume moderate service Friday morning… #wmata
Metrobus to restrict service to major roads due to worsening weather conditions… #wmata
Metrobus to operate on a moderate snow service plan on Thursday, February 18; Non-essential travel discouraged… #wmata
New escalators coming to customers at 32 Metro stations; contract awarded to replace 130 escalators over 7-years. Details: #wmata
Metrorail service changes to begin Monday as part of revised budget due to Covid-19; Metrobus changes begin March 14. Details: #wmata
Metrobus service has been restored on all lines, with some detours possible… #wmata
Metrobus to operate on severe snow service plan this evening, moderate snow service plan tomorrow, Sunday… #wmata
Travel is strongly discouraged today. Be safe, #stayhome if possible. #wmata…
Metrobus will begin service on moderate snow plan tomorrow; Shuttle buses may replace trains between Largo and Benning Rd. for A.M. service… #wmata
Metro Service Information for #PresidentsDay, Monday, February 15… #wmata
Metro's Board of Directors Meeting is live again, with the Finance Committee presentation. We apologize for the technical issues earlier #wmata
We apologize for the difficulties with the live stream. The Board of Directors will now enter Executive Session, allowing some extra time for the technical issues to get resolved. The Board will return to public session later this morning. #wmata
Metro's Board of Directors Meeting has been temporarily paused to address technical issues with the video/audio stream. The meeting will resume as soon as the issues are resolved. #wmata
Metro's Board of Directors Meeting will begin at 9:15 am and you can watch the livestream here
Reminder: Beginning Saturday, 2/13, Addison Road and Arlington Cemetery stations will be closed for platform reconstruction and station improvements… #wmata
Metrobus to continue operating on severe snow service plan, will resume normal service on Monday… #wmata
Metro announces Metrobus service changes beginning Sunday morning in advance of winter storm; normal service on Metrorail… #wmata
Metro GM Paul J. Wiedefeld and frontline workers meet with U.S. Transportation @SecretaryPete… #wmata
There is so much work ahead of us, but I am deeply optimistic about the future of American travel.
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Yellow Line trains will replace Blue Line trains between Franconia-Springfield and Mt Vernon Sq for the duration of the project. #wmata
The next phase of Metro’s Platform Improvement Project begins on February 13 at Addison Rd and Arlington Cemetery Stations. As a reminder, these stations will be closed and Blue Line service will not operate through May 23. Visit for more info. #wmata
Metrobus, Metrorail, and MetroAccess will operate normal weekday service tomorrow, February 3… #wmata
Wireless service is now accessible throughout all of Metrorail after Metro added nearly 400 miles of cable and infrastructure along its tracks to connect to major carriers. More via @washingtonpost #wmata…
Metrobus will begin service on moderate snow plan Tuesday; Metrorail, MetroAccess to operate normal service… #wmata
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