MDOT MTA to Shut Down Portion of Light RailLink Service Near BWI Marshall Airport for Track Repairs, Dec. 8-11
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Shuttle Buses Will Help Transport Customers Between Affected Stops
BALTIMORE, MD (DEC. 5, 2017) – Light RailLink service will be stopped Dec. 8-11 near Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport for track repairs, the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration (MDOT MTA) announced.
The shutdown will begin at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, and end at 6 a.m. Monday, Dec. 11. It will occur between the BWI Business District and BWI Airport stations while repairs are made to pedestrian grade crossing pads and tracks.
MDOT MTA will provide free shuttle bus service for passengers, who are urged to plan ahead when traveling on Light RailLink this weekend. A bus bridge will be provided between North Linthicum and BWI Marshall Airport. Passengers can board the bus bridge at North Linthicum, Linthicum, BWI Business Park and BWI stations.
“We’re committed to providing safe, efficient and reliable transit with world-class customer service,” said MDOT MTA Deputy Administrator Suhair Al Khatib. “This essential maintenance to our Light RailLink system will help us keep those promises by enhancing the safety and reliability of our transit system.”
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.com/mtamaryland and follow us on Twitter @mtamaryland.
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