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Metro to change rush hour service

WASHINGTON — Metrorail riders will soon see more trains during the morning and afternoon rush hours. The changes will begin next month and will take effect between 6:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. and from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on weekdays. ...

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Metro OKs $2.5B budget, fares increasing in July

WASHINGTON — Metro’s board of directors has unanimously approved a $2.5 billion spending plan. The Washington Post reports the budget passed on Thursday includes $1.6 billion to operate and maintain the transit system’s trains and buses. It also will be ...

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Wilson named patron to WATTRAIN

Courtney B. Wilson, executive director of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum in Baltimore, has been appointed as patron of the United States of America to the World Association of Tourist Trams and Trains, or WATTRAIN, an international body that ...

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Job creation driving highway bills in Congress

WASHINGTON — The lure of roads, bridges, buses and trains isn’t enough anymore to drive an expensive transportation bill through Congress. So to round up votes, congressional leaders are pitching the bills as the hottest thing around these days: job ...

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Gas line break delays trains through Baltimore

Amtrak is seeing brief delays through Baltimore after workers ruptured a gas line near Penn Station. Workers performing work for Amtrak ruptured the line Thursday afternoon. Amtrak spokeswoman Danelle Hunter says trains are using one track through the station and ...

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O’Malley pitches road needs to city leaders

CAMBRIDGE — Gov. Martin O’Malley made his case to local officials Tuesday night for raising more money to spend on roads, bridges, trains and other transportation projects “I would really like to stand here tonight and tell you that somehow ...

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