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|H Street NE/Benning Road Line (HB)||Union Station - H Street NE - Benning Rd. NE - Oklahoma Av. NE|
METRO (SUBWAY) ROUTES
Operator: Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA)
|B||Blue Line||Franconia-Springfield - Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport - Pentagon - Rosslyn - Foggy Bottom-GWU - Metro Center - L’Enfant Plaza - Stadium-Armory - Downtown Largo|
|G||Green Line||Greenbelt - Fort Totten - Shaw-Howard U. - Gallery Place-Chinatown - L’Enfant Plaza - Navy Park-Ballpark - Anacostia - Branch Ave.|
|O||Orange Line||Vienna - East Falls Church - Rosslyn - Foggy Bottom-GWU - Metro Center - L’Enfant Plaza - Stadium-Armory - New Carrollton|
|R||Red Line||Shady Grove - Bethesda - Woodley Park-Zoo - Dupont Circle - Metro Center - Gallery Place-Chinatown - Union Station - Rhode Island Ave. - Fort Totten - Glenmont|
|S||Silver Line||Ashburn - Dulles International Airport - Wiehle Reston East - East Falls Church - Rosslyn - Foggy Bottom-GWU - Metro Center - L’Enfant Plaza - Stadium-Armory - Downtown Largo|
|Y||Yellow Line||[Rush hour only: Greenbelt - ] Fort Totten - Shaw-Howard U. - Gallery Place-Chinatown - L’Enfant Plaza - Pentagon - Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport - Huntington [Rush hour only, also to Franconia-Springfield]|
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM
- Streetcars: 3.9 km.
- Metro (Subway): 208 km.
- Streetcars (traditional): (horse-powered) 29 July 1862 - ?; (electric) 17 Oct. 1888 - 28 Jan. 1962.
- Streetcars (second generation): 27 Feb. 2016 - today.
- Metro: 27 March 1976 - today.
- Streetcars: 1435 mm.
- Metro: 1429 mm.
- Broehm, J. "Washington DC - Streetcars are coming back", Tramways & Urban Transit, May 2010 (73: 869), p.172-173.
- Simons, V. "DC streetcar developments", Tramways & Urban Transit, Jan. 2017 (80: 949), p.12-17.
- Washington (news item), The Modern Tramway, May 1959 (22:57), p.110.
- Capital Traction Company
- DC Streetcar
- Pennsylvania Avenue Line (Washington)
- Streetcars in Washington, D.C.
- Washington Metro
- Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA)
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