The Amtrak Capitol Limited train collided with the vehicle at approximately 5:35 p.m. while on its way from D.C. to Chicago. The crash affects morning MARC service.
MARC says full Brunswick Line service will resume this afternoon, including trains it earlier said would not run. CSX has repaired its infrastructure and flood waters have begun to recede.
MARC said its Brunswick Line service will operate on a modified schedule for Monday, May 21. The schedule will be the same one used last Friday after a series of track problems west of Point of Rocks.
Service on MARC’s Brunswick Line continued to be cut back Friday, as infrastructure problems did not let up and the continuing rain may have in fact made matters worse.
The Brunswick Line will operate on a modified schedule Thursday due to a “major track washout” between Point of Rocks and Brunswick, MARC said in a statement.
Dramatic scenes unfolded Tuesday night as flash flooding led to multiple water rescues and caused a scary situation for a MARC train full of passengers in Frederick County.
Trains are “very unlikely” to operate past Silver Spring, MARC officials said in an email.
WASHINGTON — The Maryland Transit Administration is working to determine what caused switches to freeze, creating a headache for MARC rail commuters Wednesday morning. “It’s not the kind of situation where you can forecast it, or…
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