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Metro’s Silver Line extension

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The first phase of the Silver Line is made up of five stations and will run from East Falls Church to Wiehle Avenue in Reston. Four of those stations run through Tysons Corner. The second phase of the project will include a stop at Dulles International Airport, then continue into Loudoun County.

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Silver Line project to disrupt traffic in Herndon

The next phase of the Silver Line has to go over the Centreville Road Bridge.

D.C. Council members ask Metro to reconsider rush-hour station skipping at Stadium-Armory

Council members Charles Allen (D-Ward 6) and Yvette Alexander (D-Ward 7) have written to Metro interim General Manager Jack Requa asking him to reconsider a decision to cut rush-hour Orange and Silver Line service to Stadium-Armory for at least six months, while repairs related to a transformer fire are made.

Metro riders caught in slowdown look for options

But there’s really no good alternative to just fixing the power problem and restoring service.

Metro Orange, Silver line trains will bypass Stadium-Armory during rush hour starting Tuesday

Metro had already reduced service following a massive fire at a subway power station. Now two of its lines will skip the station near the site of the fire.


Six months of rush-hour slowdowns coming for three Metro subway lines

(Nikki Kahn / The Washington Post)

After a huge fire in a power station, fewer trains will run on the Orange, Blue and Silver lines until next year.


Fairfax County news in brief

Silver Line Centreville Road project meeting is tonight, Karen Garza to discuss budget, and more news.


Crews resume some girder work on Silver Line, phase 2

Officials still don’t know what is causing the 96-foot girders to crack and say the investigation will continue.


Ramps near new Silver Line stations don’t meet ADA requirements

(Jahi Chikwendiu / The Washington Post)

Virginia officials said MWAA knew for more than a year that there were problems with handicap ramps.