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Amtrak providing cold water

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The Maryland Transit Administration notified MARC commuters this morning that Amtrak will provide cold water at Union Station on days that exceed 90 degrees. Large white coolers are being placed in strategic locations on the platforms and outside of gates B and C.

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By Michael Bolden  | July 15, 2010; 11:02 AM ET
Categories:  Amtrak, Commuter Rail, MARC  
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Comments

Wow. Really? How about doing something that WE can't do ourselves? Like providing on-time services or making sure that passengers who leave trains at Union Station can actually get to the station without having to plow through the passengers going the opposite way?

Posted by: linroy62 | July 15, 2010 12:51 PM | Report abuse

Metro should do this. If they aren't going to bother to cool stations or trains, they might as well give out water for us to dump on our heads.

Posted by: jiji1 | July 15, 2010 2:03 PM | Report abuse

I haven't seen any of these coolers yet. You?

Posted by: bs2004 | July 15, 2010 3:37 PM | Report abuse

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