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Posted at 6:11 AM ET, 01/ 7/2011

MARC delays this morning

By Mark Berman
Mark Berman

9:07 A.M. UPDATE:

Penn Line train 415 was stopped near Bowie to transfer passengers off of disabled Amtrak train 151. The Maryland Transit Administration reported it on the move 15 minutes late, but now they say it's running 40 minutes late arriving at New Carrollton.

Meanwhile, Penn Line train 417 was holding north of Odenton due to Amtrak interference. It's on the move 20 to 25 minutes late now.

8:37 A.M. UPDATE:

The northbound elevators at the BWI station are out of service.

8:25 A.M. UPDATE:

Penn Line train 417 is running 10 minutes late.

7:53 A.M. UPDATE:

Camden Line trains 840 and 842 are now moving, but are at a restricted speed as they depart Riverdale.

7:50 A.M. UPDATE:

Due to the big, big delays on Camden Line trains 840 and 842, the MTA is encouraging riders to use Penn Line trains when possible.

7:40 A.M. UPDATE:

Camden Line trains 840 and 842 are expected to run 30 to 60 minutes late. Train 849 will hold in Dorsey as train 851.

7:15 A.M. UPDATE:

Camden Line train 840 is disabled near Riverdale. Train 842 will couple with it and shove it the rest of the way, according to the Maryland Transit Administration. They anticipate it will run 30 minutes late.

6:22 A.M. UPDATE:

Penn Line train 400 is at Seabrook station right now, and it's 16 minutes behind.


Penn Line train 400 is running 15 to 20 minutes late departing from Washington due to mechanical problems.

By Mark Berman  | January 7, 2011; 6:11 AM ET
Categories:  MARC  
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