After suspicious item found along tracks, Amtrak resumes service in Maryland

Associated Press

Amtrak says service between Baltimore and Washington has resumed after it was suspended while officials investigated a report of a suspicious item along the tracks.

Amtrak said in a statement Friday that a suspicious item was reported along the tracks south of the Baltimore-Washington International Airport Rail Station. Amtrak spokesman Marc Magliari says service was suspended at just before 11 a.m.

Magliari says the track was cleared and service was restored at about 1:10 p.m. He says passengers may see some residual delays.

Spokesman does not know how many trains and passengers were affected.

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