Silver Line test trains expand routes; WWII planes coming to DC area

Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Monday, May 6.

Silver Line test trains are set to start running on larger stretches of the new tracks in Loudoun County. It has not been announced when the trains will begin carrying paying passengers as the line’s rail ties must be replaced, which could create additional delays. (WTOP)

On Friday, a flyover of World War II vintage aircrafts will be held in the DC area as part of a commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. (Inside NoVA)

The Washington, DC region’s House members have renewed an effort to extend and double Metro’s federal subsidy. The bill is almost identical to the one proposed last year by area Democrats. (The Washington Post)

Due to an increasing construction market in the area, Lord Fairfax Community College’s health, science and technology building at the Fauquier campus could cost up to $5.2 million more than expected. (Fauquier Now)

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