FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
MARC Riders Can Use Washington Metro as Travel Option
BALTIMORE, MD (June 28, 2017) – MARC Train riders can expect major delays on the Camden and Penn lines today due to an incident involving an Amtrak train just north of Washington Union Station resulting in two fatalities.
Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration MARC Train service will be severely impacted throughout the day with possible cancellations on some evening Penn Line trains. Currently, there is limited service on the Camden Line between the Baltimore Camden and Greenbelt stations and on the Penn Line between Perryville/Baltimore and the New Carrollton stations. Train delays on both lines range from 5 to 60 minutes.
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Metrorail will honor MARC Train tickets as riders can make transfers at Greenbelt and New Carrollton.
For inquiries about the incident or investigation, please contact Amtrak or CSX.
MDOT MTA is one of the largest multi-modal transit systems in the United States. MDOT MTA operates LocalLink and commuter buses, Light RailLink, Metro SubwayLink, Maryland Area Regional Commuter (MARC) Train service and a comprehensive Mobility (paratransit) system. MDOT MTA also manages the Call-a-Ride system and directs funding and statewide assistance to Locally Operated Transit Systems (LOTS) in each of Maryland’s 23 counties, Annapolis, Baltimore City and Ocean City. MDOT is a customer-driven leader that delivers safe, sustainable, intelligent and exceptional transportation solutions in order to connect our customers to life’s opportunities. MDOT MTA’s goal is to provide safe, efficient and reliable transit across Maryland with world-class customer service. To learn more, visit mdot.maryland.gov or mta.maryland.gov, check us out on Facebook at facebook.comfacebook.com/mtamaryland and follow us on Twitter @mtamaryland.
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