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.
Ten rail cars from the Maryland Transit Administration’s MARC commuter rail service are in New Jersey and ready to be used by NJ Transit in an effort to ease overcrowding.
MARC service is stopped on the Brunswick Line because of a downed tree on the tracks between the Brunswick station and the Point of Rocks station.
Train passengers will only be able to access Union Station through the two Metro entrances starting at 4 p.m. on Tuesday. All other entrances will be closed for a special event.
MARC’s Camden Line is experiencing severe delays to due a disabled freight train.
Mass transit systems are running business as usual on the first workday of the government shutdown but MARC will offer extra capacity for federal employees returning home early.
Extreme cold conditions for the D.C. region aren’t only making residents shake and shiver, they’re also causing mechanical issues for commuter trains.
Transit projects will cause delays for riders and drivers alike this weekend affecting MARC, Metro and those traveling along the Baltimore Washington Parkway and the Dulles Toll Road this weekend.
The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating an Amtrak accident that left two CSX workers dead late Tuesday night. The accident investigation disrupted commuter rail traffic and Amtrak traffic.
As Baltimore implements new changes to its bus system, other transit systems around the D.C. region will see some schedule and fare changes coming up this summer.
The train tracks that thousands of Maryland and Virginia commuters ride on daily lack new safety technology that could stop a runaway train or prevent a derailment — just a few of the challenges straining the region’s aging rail system.
Tuesday morning has been a rough one for people traveling by the rails, with delays and cancellations on Metro, VRE and MARC.
A MARC train struck a vehicle in the tracks in Prince George’s County, causing one injury and suspending service during the Friday evening rush hour.
Prince George’s County leaders encouraged commuters to avoid Metro and to either telework, flex their work hours or to find another mass transit option during the 16-day track closure that begin June 18.
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.
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