Fairfax County, Virginia

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4050 Legato Road, Suite 400
Fairfax, VA 22033

Tom Biesiadny,

Metrorail Silver Line

Project Background

The Silver Line, under construction by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA), is a 23-mile Metrorail extension connecting the Tysons, Reston, Herndon, and Dulles Airport areas of Fairfax County to the regional Metrorail system.

Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project Map
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Phase 1 - Opened in July 2014

Phase 1 of the Silver Line, which included Tysons and one station in Reston, was opened July 26, 2014. The stations opened as part of Phase 1 are:

Phase 2 - Construction Underway

Construction for Phase 2, which is tentatively scheduled to open in 2020, is underway. Phase 2 will extend the Silver Line through Reston, Herndon, and Dulles Airport to Route 772/Ashburn in Loudoun County. For details on traffic impacts related to Phase 2 construction, please visit the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project Website at

Phase 2 Silver Line stations in Fairfax County, from east to west, include:

As part of Phase 2, Fairfax County is constructing two Park and Ride garages to add approximately 3,950 spaces for Park and Ride users once Phase 2 opens:

  • Herndon Station Garage
  • Innovation Center Station Garage

Land Use Information

  • Dulles Toll Road
  • Reston Master Plan/Dulles Corridor Special Study
  • Route 28/Innovation Center Station – South Side Special Study