First phase of Metro Silver Line may open this year

The Silver Line, the largest expansion of the Metro rail system, is progressing to the point that un-powered “clearance car” rail cars are now being pushed up and down the track. I saw one on Friday.

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The first phase of the project, from Whiele Ave. to East Falls Church via Tysons could open late this year. The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has concerns that the tunnel under Routes 7 & 123 in Tysons may have experienced additional settling (The Post).

Fairfax County plans on having new bus service to the Silver Line open concurrently.


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