| Mar 21, 2014
Were you wondering what was going to happen with the old B&O Station in Aberdeen? We have had many questions about the future of the structure that has had a long history of importance, and later neglect.
When we compiled the Historical Society of...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 12:37 PM
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...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Officials with Amtrak are seeking the public's input as they begin a three-year study regarding the refurbishment – or replacement – of their 108-year-old railroad bridge across the Susquehanna River between Harford and Cecil counties....
| Apr 3, 2014
| 1:29 PM
An Amtrak train tore down overhead catenary power lines in an accident near Bowie on Thursday morning, disrupting rail traffic in the area and the commutes of many MARC and Amtrak riders, according to the Maryland Transit Administration.
Craig Schulz, an...
| Apr 24, 2014
The public is invited to attend a preliminary engineering and public outreach information session on the possible replacement or rebuilding of the Amtrak railroad bridge over the Susquehanna River between Havre de Grace and Perryville.
| Apr 23, 2014
| 1:14 PM
The study of the Amtrak bridge replacement over the Susquehanna is a critical time for citizens, elected officials, and planning departments to get deeply involved. This project will have enormous implications for the future, and if done well, could...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Amtrak saw record ridership in fiscal year 2013, including tens of thousands of additional riders out of Baltimore's Penn Station, the company said Monday.
Total national ridership reached 31.6 million, about 400,000 more than in 2012, the company said....
| Dec 4, 2013
| 10:05 AM
If you're up for planning a post-holiday getaway, Amtrak has a deal that will save you cash - but you must hurry to get in on this flash sale.
Travel on the Northeast Regional from Baltimore to New York for $38 each way, about half off a typical fare....
| Feb 27, 2014
| 3:37 PM
On Saturday, March 7, 1914, George Herman Ruth planted his feet in the batter's box of the baseball diamond at the Cape Fear Fair Grounds in Fayetteville, N.C., and slammed a pitch.
The confident rookie, who had just signed with the Baltimore Orioles,...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 4:32 PM
For the second time in less than a week, a pedestrian has been struck and killed by an Amtrak train in Maryland, disrupting regional service.
Just after 4:30 p.m. Saturday, a pedestrian was killed on Amtrak tracks in Aberdeen by the No. 168 Northeast...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 6:00 AM
That was a good editorial on the expansion of MARC commuter rail service, but I have to echo the sentiment of some of my fellow MARC monthly ticket holders at the loss of our access to Amtrak on the weekends ("Weekends on the MARC," Jan. 2).
| Jan 7, 2014
| 6:24 AM
Though Bay Bridge wind restrictions and warnings had been lifted two hours prior, a two-vehicle crash on the bridge westbound has blocked the westbound right traffic lane and westbound middle lane at 9:04 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the Maryland...