U.S., Maryland/D.C./Virginia: Regional partnership launches study of interconnected commuter rail system

From Inside NOVA; September 1, 2020 The Greater Washington Partnership has launched an effort to explore how the region can…

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U.S.: Judge orders firms to continue building Purple Line amid cost disputes with Maryland

By Katherine Shaver, The Washington Post; August 11, 2020 A Maryland judge has issued a temporary restraining order requiring the…

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U.S.: Could Maryland finally be ready to replace Baltimore’s oldest rail tunnel?

By Alex Holt, Maryland Correspondent, Greater Greater Washington; June 24, 2020 Baltimore Penn Station and the trains which pass through…

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U.S.: Design-Build Team Makes Decision to Leave Maryland Purple Line Rail Project

By Jim Parsons, Engineering News-Record; May 2, 2020 The design-build consortium for Maryland’s $2-billion Purple Line light-rail system plans to…

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U.S.: Will Commuters Ever Go Back to Commuter Trains?

By David Zipper, Visiting Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School, City Lab; April 30, 2020 Last year, the fiscal management…

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U.S., Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia: More MARC stops, connections to Virginia part of draft transit plan

By Holden Wilen, Reporter, Baltimore Business Journal; April 24, 2020 The Maryland Transit Administration released a draft of its 25-year…

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U.S., Maryland: Amtrak to move forward with ‘critical’ Baltimore Penn Station redevelopment despite pandemic

By Holden Wilen, Reporter, Baltimore Business Journal; April 23, 2020 Amtrak officials said Thursday they consider the redevelopment of Baltimore’s…

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U.S.: Maryland looks at connecting MARC toward Philadelphia and within Baltimore

By Alex Holt, Maryland Correspondent, Greater Greater Washington; April 22, 2020 Imagine being able to travel all the way from…

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U.S., Maryland/D.C./Virginia – Expanding MARC service to Virginia: Not as simple as it sounds | COMMENTARY

By Baltimore Sun Editorial Board, Baltimore Sun, March 12, 2020 What if you could board a MARC rail commuter train…

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U.S., Maryland: Baltimore Penn Station redevelopment gets opportunity zone funding from local investor

By Melody Simmons, Reporter, Baltimore Business Journal; February 5, 2020 Transformative plans to upgrade Penn Station into a modern transit…

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U.S., Maryland: CSX tunnel project could be completed by 2024, Baltimore port official says

By Holden Wilen, Reporter, Baltimore Business Journal; February 5, 2020 A long-awaited expansion of the Howard Street Tunnel could be…

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Maryland: Redevelopment of Baltimore’s Penn Station gets ‘critical’ piece of funding puzzle

By Meredith Cohn, The Baltimore Sun; November 26, 2019 The long-awaited redevelopment of Baltimore’s historic Penn Station got a “critical…

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‘Baltimore’s living room:’ Developers present concept for Penn Station redevelopment

By Melody Simmons, Reporter, Baltimore Business Journal; October 10, 2019 The size and scope of the long-awaited redevelopment of Penn…

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West Virginia: Eastern Panhandle localities come up with tentative plan for saving MARC service

By Phil Kabler, Staff Writer, Charleston Gazette-Mail; October 11, 2019 In a closed-door meeting Thursday evening, representatives of seven Eastern…

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Historic Camden Station in Baltimore, Maryland reopens following $7 million renovation

By Colin Campbell, Baltimore Sun; September 12, 2019 The historic Camden Station outside Oriole Park in Baltimore reopened Thursday following…

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Washington, D.C.: MARC, VRE say on-time performance has dropped, cite increase in CSX trains as one factor

By Luz Lazo, The Washington Post; July 27, 2019 An increase in CSX freight trains operating in the Washington region…

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Feds award long-sought grant to help expand Baltimore’s Howard Street Tunnel but not as much as Maryland wanted

By Colin Campbell  and Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun; July 23, 2019 Maryland will receive $125 million in long-sought federal…

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Delmarva Peninsula: Berlin, Snow Hill railroad freight lines will be active by end of the month

By Lucas Gonzalez, Salisbury Daily Times, delmarvanow.com; June 12, 2019 Residents in Berlin and Snow Hill can expect freight train service…

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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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Amtrak’s New York-to-Washington, D.C. Fixes Leave Biggest Worries Unresolved

By Elise Young, Bloomberg; January 28, 2019 Along Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor, roughly $3.4 billion in improvements are underway to bring…

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