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Big MARC delays

Mark Berman

8:45 A.M. UPDATE:

-- Pennn Line train 415 is only going to discharge passengers at Seabrook and New Carrolton due to overcrowding; the next train will be 417.

-- Brunswick Line train 894 is running 26 minutes late due to signal problems, while train 880 is running 20 minutes late behind train 894.

-- Camden line train 844 is running 25 minutes late, while train 849 is stopped between College Park and Washington waiting for an open track. Once train 844 moves, train 849 will head into Washington.

7:45 A.M. UPDATE:

More big MARC delays!

-- Penn Line train 513 will use train 415's equipment, and will make stops for train 513 as crowding permits (West Baltimore, Halethorpe and BWI Airport).

-- Penn Line train 415 will use train 513's equipment and run about 10 to 15 minutes late. It will also make the scheduled stops as crowding permits.

-- Brunswick Line train 894 is running 18 to 20 minutes late due to signal problems.

MARC Penn Line train 513 is having mechanical problems with its breaks in Perryville. Amtrak train 151 will stop at Perryville, Aberdeen, Edgewood and Martins Airport. And, just for today, Amtrak train 151 will take all MARC tickets (including single rides).

Train 151's estimated departure time from Martins Airport is 7:16 a.m.

By Mark Berman  | October 7, 2010; 7:00 AM ET
Categories:  Advisories, MARC  
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These are not delays. This is clearly MARC's new schedule, since they've had delays of 30 minutes or more ALL WEEK. I got home 50 minutes late last night, 30 minutes the night before. Arrived to work 45 minutes late on Tuesday...

Over and over and over...every day....

Posted by: joeyjoe | October 7, 2010 8:22 AM | Report abuse

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