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O'Malley plans MARC train ride

Katherine Shaver reports on the Post Now blog that Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) will ride a MARC train from the Baltimore area to New Carrollton on Thursday morning to talk with passengers about improving the commuter rail line after a breakdown Monday evening that stranded 900 people in a train without air conditioning in the sweltering late afternoon heat, a spokesman said Wednesday.

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By Washington Post Editors  | June 23, 2010; 5:11 PM ET
Categories:  Amtrak, Commuter Rail, Maryland, Traffic Safety  
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This reminds me of Jim Graham finally taking a Metrobus -- or was it a Circulator? Lots of show and nothing else.

Posted by: WashingtonDame | June 23, 2010 5:36 PM | Report abuse

Brave man. Oh wait, his security detail will likely keep the "little people" who ride MARC away from him.

Posted by: thetan | June 23, 2010 6:45 PM | Report abuse

Maybe MARC could transport him all the way to "South of the Border" where all his illegal supporters are from!!

Save the Md. taxpayers some money and
take his illegal aliens,his Casa & Raza
friendsw/him!!! helpsavemaryland- He pimps illegal/latinas..

Posted by: sendthemback | June 23, 2010 9:09 PM | Report abuse

Ah yes, it must be an election year if O'Malley is pretending like he gives a damn about MARC. Wanna make it look like you care about our system? A single train ride for photo-op purposes is not gonna do it for you.

Posted by: pikamander007 | June 23, 2010 10:05 PM | Report abuse

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