Phase 1 of Washington Metro Silver Line opens

Opened to public at noon of July 26th 2014, The Silver Line of Washington Metro is built at an exorbitant cost of $2.9 billion, and is one of the costliest transport project in Washington. It is the first new line of  Washington Metrorail since the year 1991 and stretches over 11.7 miles in its first phase. Silver Line includes a station in Reston and four other in Tyson Corner. The following station opening in the first phase : Wiehle – Reston East, Spring Hill, Greensboro, Tysons Corner and McLean.

It would take approximately 14 minutes to commute from Wiehle-Reston East to McLean stations and would cost you $3.60 during peak hours and $2.85 during off peak hours. The service would follow existing operating hours of MetroRail and trains would run every 6 minutes during peak-hours and every 12 minutes during off-peak hours. One way reach the new stations using existing MetroBus and other local buses services.

Once all the phases are complete, the Silver line would help connect Washington D.C with Washington Dulles International Airport and to the cities of Herndon, Reston, Ashburn and Tysons Corner. It would also aid in development of Tysons Corner and reduce its dependence on highway traffic. For more information visit about the silver line visit http://silverlinemetro.com/sv-service/

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