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Railway Transportation

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  • Traffic: Collision on I-83 North

    Traffic: Collision on I-83 North
    A four-vehicle collision with injury in Towson on Interstate 83 North prior to the Baltimore Beltway has closed the northbound right traffic lane and northbound left shoulder at 7:36 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation. DOT has...
  • Charles W. Jr. and Mary Jeanette Battenfeld

    Charles W. Jr. and Mary Jeanette Battenfeld
    Charles W. "Chuck" Battenfeld Jr., a retired Canton Railroad Co. executive, died April 23 of heart failure at his Rodgers Forge home. He was 95. His wife of 70 years, Mary Jeannette Battenfeld, a homemaker and an accomplished seamstress, died four...
  • New Havre de Grace railroad bridge needs to be special [Letter]

    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...
  • Proposed CSX cargo facility causing friction

    Proposed CSX cargo facility causing friction
    City and state officials are re-evaluating their approach to a proposed railroad cargo facility in Southwest Baltimore, acknowledging that their initial response to community concerns fell flat. The public backlash stalled the CSX Corp. project, which is...
  • Widespread flooding closes roads, causes landslide in Charles Village

    Widespread flooding closes roads, causes landslide in Charles Village
    A month's worth of rain caused widespread flooding Wednesday, prompting multiple rescues and causing a massive landslide that poured half a dozen cars onto train tracks in Charles Village. More storms were meanwhile possible, with tornado and severe...
  • Event will mark B&O museum's place in history [Mostly Main Street]

    The B&O Railroad Museum, Ellicott City Station, is presenting "A Journey from Roads to Rails" at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 29. The Ellicott City Station is such an important part of American history, and we have it right here. When it was built in...
  • Acela passengers forced to transfer after mechanical failure north of Baltimore

    Acela passengers forced to transfer after mechanical failure north of Baltimore
    Mechanical problems on a northbound Acela Express out of Washington forced nearly 160 passengers to transfer trains north of Baltimore on Wednesday afternoon, according to Amtrak officials. The No. 1266 express train was a few miles south of the...
  • Car, light rail collide in city

    Car, light rail collide in city
    A collision between a car and a light rail train was under investigation Sunday evening. Baltimore police said the incident took place near the intersection of Howard and Lombard streets around 7:45 p.m. Sunday. The Maryland Transit Administration was...
  • CSX train carrying about 8,000 tons of coal derails in Bowie

    CSX train carrying about 8,000 tons of coal derails in Bowie
    A CSX freight train carrying about 8,000 tons of coal partially derailed in Bowie early Thursday morning, according to CSX officials and the Prince George's County Fire & EMS Department. The incident marked the third major Mid-Atlantic incident for the...
  • Deluge causes landslide in Charles Village, floods roadways across state

    Deluge causes landslide in Charles Village, floods roadways across state
    A nearly 120-year-old retaining wall that has troubled Charles Village residents for decades collapsed Wednesday amid a month's worth of rain, dumping street lights, sidewalks and half a dozen cars onto the CSX rail tracks below. No injuries were...
  • Bel Air post office renovations halted as residents try to preserve mural [50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, April 2, 1964: The Bel Air Post Office, Main Street, remodeling project was halted 50 years ago this week when residents were alerted of plans to eliminate a mural in the lobby. The architect's plans...
  • More than a dozen Balto. Co. roads closed due to flooding

    More than a dozen Balto. Co. roads closed due to flooding
    As heavy rain continues to fall in the area, more than a dozen county roads in Baltimore County are closed due to flooding, according to Lauren Byrd, public information officer for the Department of Public Works. York Road in Hunt Valley between Wight...