| Sep 6, 2013
| 6:23 PM
Canton has traditionally been a blue-collar neighborhood, and for more than 100 years, the Canton Railroad Co. has been a part of that mix, moving freight for local industries and the port of Baltimore.
Its locomotives are a familiar — and at times...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Weekend passenger train service will be a boon for travelers flying in and out of Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.
Airport officials welcomed last week's announcement by Gov. Martin O'Malley that weekend MARC train services...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Six-year-old Rey Powell sat next to his father, nose pressed against the window on the MARC train Saturday as he headed from Union Station in Washington to Penn Station in Baltimore aboard one of the system's first weekend trains.
The two planned to grab...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Some long-gone oysters from prehistoric times are going to play a role in restoring the Chesapeake Bay's current crop of bivalves. Maryland has purchased 112,500 tons of fossilized oyster shells for $6.3 million from a quarry in the panhandle of Florida,...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 4:45 PM
A pedestrian was struck and killed by an Amtrak train in Middle River Tuesday morning in a gruesome incident that disrupted travel for hundreds of passengers, according to Amtrak and Baltimore County emergency officials.
As Amtrak worked to transfer...
| 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...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 10:24 AM
A man was struck and killed by an Amtrak train near Aberdeen late Saturday afternoon.
According to Kimberly Woods, Amtrak spokeswoman, the incident occurred around 4:34 p.m. when northbound Northeast Regional Train 168 struck a person trespassing on...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 8:02 PM
The snaking tunnel beneath West Baltimore where an Amtrak engine derailed Monday, disrupting travel for thousands of evening commuters, has been a source of concern for decades.
The narrow, two-track Baltimore and Potomac Tunnel twists 1.4 miles under...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 7:50 AM
The Perryville Railroad Museum in the MARC train station is open on Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. Admission is free. The station has a working HO model layout of the Perryville WYE, numerous railroad artifacts on display, railroad history literature...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:00 AM
All aboard the Perryville Railroad Museum in the MARC train station. The museum is open on Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. Admission is free.
They have a working HO model layout of the Perryville WYE, numerous railroad artifacts on display, railroad history...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 9:16 AM
CSX Railroad will begin routine maintenance construction on the railroad crossing at Old Frederick Road near the county line in Ellicott City. Work is expected to begin on or about Saturday, Aug. 10, and should be completed by Saturday, Aug. 17, weather...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:00 AM
I always find it amusing how people that buy into less desirable neighborhoods are quick to complain when the thing that made their home less wanted — and cheaper — gets even worse ("Study finds planned CSX transfer station could have negative...