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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • Man killed near Amtrak, MARC tracks in Rosedale identified

    Man killed near Amtrak, MARC tracks in Rosedale identified
    All Amtrak and MARC rail service between Baltimore and Wilmington was suspended for several hours Tuesday evening after a man was killed on train tracks in Rosedale, rail and police officials said. Baltimore County Police identified the man on...
  • Traffic: Fatal pedestrian crash on MD 2 in Glen Burnie

    Traffic: Fatal pedestrian crash on MD 2 in Glen Burnie
    Anne Arundel County Police on Friday morning reported a fatal pedestrian crash in Glen Burnie on MD 2 at Marley Station Road. No additional information was given. The state Department of Transportation reported all lanes closed on MD 2 South in Glen...
  • Patterson Mill girls win third straight regional basketball title

    Patterson Mill girls win third straight regional basketball title
    After Saturday's round of MPSSAA regional girls basketball title games, only Patterson Mill was left standing, as the Huskies ran away with an 87-48 road victory over Queen Anne's in the 2A East title game. Defending 3A champ Aberdeen was knocked out of...
  • Traffic: Overturned vehicle in Baltimore City

    Traffic: Overturned vehicle in Baltimore City
    The Baltimore City Office of Emergency Management reported a collision involving an overturned vehicle at North Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Pennsylvania Avenue at 8:19 a.m. on Thursday. OEM officials cautioned motorists to avoid the intersection....
  • Trains stopped in Aberdeen after pedestrian killed

    Trains stopped in Aberdeen after pedestrian killed
    One person was struck and killed by a CSX freight train Thursday morning in Aberdeen, Harford County fire and CSX officials said. The train struck a person who was on the tracks near West Bel Air Avenue around 6:16 a.m., Melanie Cost, a CSX spokeswoman,...
  • Traffic: Accidents on I-895 and I-795 cleared

    Traffic: Accidents on I-895 and I-795 cleared
    As of 9:30 a.m., an accident on I-895 north near Childs Street in the city was cleared, according to the Maryland Department of Transportation. The same was true for an early, major incident of the Monday morning commute — a six-vehicle accident...
  • Harford officials test responses to attack on nearby nuclear power plant

    Harford officials test responses to attack on nearby nuclear power plant
    Harford County's Emergency Operations Center a few miles north of Bel Air was packed Tuesday, as county, state and municipal emergency officials responded to an attack on the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station in nearby Delta, Pa. To the good fortune...
  • Havre de Grace Activity Center without heat, AC after coolant leak Monday

    The Havre de Grace Activity Center is without heat or air conditioning after contractors hit the center's geothermal heating and cooling line causing a coolant leak Monday afternoon, fire officials said. The contractors were laying fiber-optic cable...
  • Rosedale train derailment creates explosion that broke windows; smoke visible for miles

    Rosedale train derailment creates explosion that broke windows; smoke visible for miles
    A freight train smacked into a truck carrying garbage and careened off the tracks in Rosedale Tuesday afternoon, triggering an explosion felt throughout the region and sending up a plume of black smoke visible for miles. Authorities identified the...
  • The fondly remembered Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad subject of recently published book

    It's been more than half a century since the trains of the Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad — quaintly remembered by old-timers in these parts as the Ma & Pa — rolled over a single set of tracks on a circuitous 77.2-mile route that began...
  • Traffic: Two-vehicle accident I-95 before Fort McHenry Tunnel

    As of 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, traffic was slow on southbound I-95 before the Fort McHenry Tunnel Toll Plaza, due to an accident involving two vehicles. Eastbound U.S. 50 at Oceanic Drive was congested due to a collision involving two vehicles. Route 32 at...
  • Traffic: Accident on beltway at I-795

    As of 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, traffic was slow on the outer loop of the Baltimore Beltway at I-795, due to an accident. A downed tree was impeding traffic at Conowingo Road past Sandy Hook Road. The Maryland Transit Administration's light rail has...