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Railway Transportation

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  • Amtrak takes step to be good neighbor

    Amtrak is turning out to be a good neighbor after all. The railroad announced plans Friday to install a good fence, not the shoddy chain-link joke in place now, along its Northeast Corridor tracks in Middle River. It was along that 2-mile stretch, where...
  • Md. Amtrak passengers to see speed, reliability upgrades

    Amtrak passengers in Maryland and other Eastern states emerged as some of the biggest beneficiaries of Florida's decision to turn down more than $2 billion in federal high-speed rail funds, as the Obama administration redirected nearly $800 million of...
  • The maritime editor: A reporter makes the news

    The maritime editor: A reporter makes the news
    As The Sun's maritime editor from 1949 to 1969, I was given a free hand to cover the shipping world as I saw fit. And in those days we believed our mission was not just to make certain that The Sun was the leader in maritime news but also to enhance and...
  • Dining on the B&O: Baltimore restaurants remember the golden age of rail dining

    Dining on the B&O: Baltimore restaurants remember the golden age of rail dining
    Maryland Crab Flakes au Gratin, Finan Haddie Delmonico, Ham and Panned Oysters on Toast, Ginger Bread Pudding with Coffe Sauce. Dining on the rails was apparently quite something, with or without Eva Marie Saint at your table. A few events around town...
  • Celebrating Ma & Pa Railroad Sundays in June

    A small, defunct railroad that still has a big following will be the focus of presentations at the Old Line Museum in Delta, Pa. each Sunday in June from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Baldwin resident Jerome Murphy started the Ma & Pa Railroad Month in 1976. The...
  • Amtrak to spend $764M on new locomotives, rail cars

    Amtrak will pay $466 million this year for 70 new locomotives to enhance the speed and reliability of rail service in the Northeast Corridor and invest $298 million on 130 new rail cars to serve the East Coast and Midwest. The new equipment will be a...
  • These artists win awards for painting the town

    These artists win awards for painting the town
    Let painters loose in historic Ellicott City, and they'll quickly create enough pretty pictures to fill an art gallery. The pictorial proof is hanging on the walls of the Howard County Arts Council, which is located just a short drive away from the...
  • Flowers planned at Daybreak

    Flowers planned at <i>Daybreak</i>
    Piece by piece, the "Daybreak" sculpture is coming together, each step closer to the final product. This past week, a stone planter was built around the sculpture's base and filled with mulch. Like it has in the past, the Harford County Department of...
  • Traffic: Accident on Route 295 south at Route 195

    Traffic: Accident on Route 295 south at Route 195
    As of 9 a.m., traffic was slow on Route 295 southbound at Route 195 in Anne Arundel County, due to an accident involving three vehicles. Debris in the road was slowing traffic on Falls Road near Shawan Road in Baltimore County. The Maryland Transit...
  • Old Line Museum celebrates Ma & Pa Railroad Month

    Old Line Museum celebrates Ma & Pa Railroad Month
    All rails, trails and highways will again this June lead to the Old Line in Delta, Pa., for the 37th annual presentation of Ma & Pa Railroad Month. The Old Line Museum, 602 Main St. in Delta, will present Ma & Pa Railroad Month each Sunday during June...
  • Mostly Main Street: Many ways to celebrate dad's special day on Main Street

    Don't forget the Second Sunday Market on Tonge Row, next scheduled for Sunday, June 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Local crops are coming in, making this charming market all the more interesting. And, organizers have added attractions such artisan cheeses...
  • Partnership between Mount Clare Mansion, B&O Railroad Museum

    Temperatures climbed into the 50s and gentle winds buffeted those who had gathered outside Mount Clare Mansion to celebrate its reopening and affiliation with the B&O Railroad Museum. While bystanders waited for the official ribbon-cutting ceremonies...