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Railway Transportation

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  • Five questions for John Magness

    Five questions for John Magness
    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...
  • Weekend MARC service to be selling point for BWI

    Weekend MARC service to be selling point for BWI
    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...
  • MARC train weekend service begins

    MARC train weekend service begins
    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...
  • Florida shells to help revive MD's oysters

    Florida shells to help revive MD's oysters
    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,...
  • Pedestrian killed by Amtrak train in Middle River

    Pedestrian killed by Amtrak train in Middle River
    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...
  • Pedestrian killed by Amtrak train in Aberdeen

    Pedestrian killed by Amtrak train in Aberdeen
    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...
  • Man struck, killed by Amtrak train near Aberdeen

    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...
  • Aged tunnel where Amtrak train derailed may be replaced

    Aged tunnel where Amtrak train derailed may be replaced
    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...
  • Perryville Railroad Museum open Sundays; new Miss Farm Bureau crowned

    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...
  • Perryville Railroad Museum Open on Sundays

    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...
  • Portion of Old Frederick Road to close for CSX maintenance

    Portion of Old Frederick Road to close for CSX maintenance
    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...
  • Complaints about intermodal facility are unfounded

    Complaints about intermodal facility are unfounded
    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...