Amtrak upgrades underway between Baltimore and Washington D.C.

By McKenna Oxenden, The Baltimore Sun; June 3, 2019 Train tracks between Baltimore and Washington D.C. are undergoing upgrades to…

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Washington, D.C. metropolitan area: A MARC train to HQ2? A VRE train to Baltimore? This study will answer whether the market’s there.

By Jonathan Capriel, Staff Reporter, Washington Business Journal; April 12, 2019 Could a future Amazon.com Inc. employee living deep in…

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Communication key to successful transition to precision railroading

By Joanna Marsh, Freight Waves; April 5, 2019 Precision scheduled railroading (PSR) could benefit customers and shippers, but its deployment…

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Amtrak strikes deal to redevelop Baltimore Penn Station with local firms, investing $90 million

By Lorraine Mirabella, Reporter, The Baltimore Sun; April 4, 2019 Amtrak has agreed to invest $90 million and work with…

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Maryland increases commitment for Howard Street Tunnel by $56M

By Holden Wilen, Reporter, Baltimore Business Journal; March 4, 2019 Gov. Larry Hogan‘s administration is committing an additional $56 million…

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Maryland Transit Administration to offer free transit to unpaid federal workers until end of government shutdown

By Colin Campbell, Reporter, The Baltimore Sun; January 24, 2019 The Maryland Transit Administration is offering free bus, Light RailLink,…

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Baltimore’s Howard Street Tunnel project back on with CSX support, Maryland delegation says

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; December 17, 2018 CSX has reversed an earlier decision and determined the Class I will participate…

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Mid-Atlantic region’s CEOs propose ambitious, costly plan to reduce traffic from Baltimore to Richmond

By Robert McCartney, Senior Regional Correspondent, The Washington Post; November 26, 2018 An alliance of the region’s top chief executives…

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Maryland: MARC delays were ‘awful’ this summer. There’s been some improvement, but problems still linger.

By Colin Campbell, Reporter, The Baltimore Sun; October 4, 2018 As MARC train delays mounted and passenger complaints erupted in…

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Maryland lawmakers press CSX for more details on Baltimore’s Howard Street Tunnel

By Holden Wilen, Reporter, Baltimore Business Journal; September 4, 2018 Members of Maryland’s Congressional delegation are disappointed in the lack…

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Amtrak solicits community’s ideas for redevelopment of Baltimore’s Penn Station

By Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs, Reporter, The Baltimore Sun; July 31, 2018 Baltimoreans peppered developers and Amtrak officials with ideas Tuesday for…

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Amtrak announces ‘lactation suites’ for nursing mothers in five major train stations

By Laura Kelly, The Washington Times; May 22, 2018 Amtrak announced Tuesday it will open lactation suites for nursing mothers…

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The Daily CSX: CSX Closes Locust Point Rail Yard

By Kevin Lynch, SouthBMore.com; May 3, 2018 CSX closed the Locust Point Yard at the end of April. Open since…

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May 1st is Amtrak Day: Amtrak Celebrates 47 Years, Looks to the Future

A press release from Amtrak; May 1, 2018: Numerous customer improvements completed, more underway WASHINGTON, May 1, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today,…

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In a car culture, trains like ‘The Crescent’ holding on in Alabama

By Beth Thames, AL.com; April 5, 2018 I’ve always loved trains, even when they’re unpredictable. The train from Birmingham to…

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Breakthrough In Baltimore, Maryland: How Amtrak’s Plans For Penn Station Could Re-Establish The City

By Tara Lerman, Bisnow; March 21, 2018 Baltimore’s Penn Station is getting a makeover, and it could change the face…

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D.C. and Maryland: The high-speed ‘maglev’ promises many things, but at what cost?

By Luz Lazo, The Washington Post; February 24, 2018 Now that momentum is building for an ambitious plan to bring…

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The Daily CSX: CSX giving Howard Street Tunnel project another look, Maryland’s port chief says

By Holden Wilen, Reporter, Baltimore Business Journal; February 15, 2018 The Maryland Port Administration is studying two alternatives for the…

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Maryland: Entire Baltimore Metro Subway System To Remain Closed For Up To 4 Weeks

By Amy Yensi, WJZ CBS Baltimore; February 11, 2018 BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration…

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The Daily CSX: CSX to retain former B&O main over Sand Patch

By WCBC Radio 1270 AM; January 24, 2018 CSX Transportation is no longer considering the former Baltimore & Ohio main…

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The Daily CSX: Network trims will improve service

By William B. Cassidy, Senior Editor, JOC.com; January 17, 2018 Shippers wondering whether James Foote would change or reverse cuts…

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The Daily CSX: Foote firmly planted at CSX

By William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief, Railway Age Magazine; December 26, 2017 CSX Corp. on Dec. 22 named James Foote as…

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The Daily CSX: Lawmakers say CSX is keeping an ‘open mind’ on Howard Street Tunnel project in Maryland

By John Fritze, The Baltimore Sun; December 19, 2017 Members of Maryland’s congressional delegation and Mayor Catherine Pugh emerged from…

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Maryland: Amtrak names team to redevelop Baltimore’s Penn Station, surrounding Amtrak properties

By Sarah Gantz, The Baltimore Sun; December 14, 2017 The long-discussed redevelopment of Baltimore’s Penn Station and nearby Amtrak properties…

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Maryland: a transportation innovator?

By Scott Shaffer, The Baltimore Sun; November 8, 2017 Maryland is not known as a mass transportation innovator. Despite having…

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