Railcars are still being cleared away from the tracks near the Rhode Island Avenue Metro station on Monday morning, more than 24 hours after 16 cars from a CSX freight train derailed and led to a hazardous leak.
Trains are “very unlikely” to operate past Silver Spring, MARC officials said in an email.
If you get to D.C. via MARC or Amtrak trains, you might be setting the alarm a bit earlier starting Monday.
A MARC train struck and killed a person Monday morning near Lanham, Maryland.
The Maryland Transit Administration announced there will be “extremely limited service” on the Camden Line Thursday morning.
An electrical fire at Union Station led both MARC and VRE to suspend service in and out of the D.C. hub on Wednesday morning for about a half-hour.
Two retired Montgomery County firefighters remember the day, 20 years ago, they responded to a fiery collision between an Amtrak passenger train and a commuter train in Silver Spring, Maryland, that led to 11 deaths.
A proposed rule, published in the Federal Register on Friday, would require transit agencies to measure their safety performance based on fatalities, injuries, safety events and system reliability.
Service on MARC’s Penn Line resumed around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday after lengthy delays earlier in the evening.
Commuters can expect changes to the way they get around the region during the holidays. WTOP compiled a list of revised train, bus and parking schedules.
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