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Switch failure causes delay

Maryland Area Regional Commuter trains on the Brunswick Line are operating under flash flood restrictions Friday afternoon, according to the Maryland Transit Administration.

By Washington Post Editors  | March 11, 2011; 2:49 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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MARC delays and parking changes

MARC riders are still going to feel the impact of yesterday's storms as they head out today. CSX has issued a severe weather alert for the Camden and Brunswick lines through midday Friday, and potentially through Friday night, due to flash flood conditions. Also, the American Legion lot in Laurel is closed.

By Mark Berman  | March 11, 2011; 5:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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American Legion MARC lot closed

The American Legion lot at the Laurel MARC train station will be closed through Friday due to expected flooding of the Patuxent River, according to the Maryland Transit Administration.

By Washington Post Editors  | March 10, 2011; 1:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Delays and issues for MARC riders

MARC riders might find commuting headaches and parking issues when they head out on Thursday morning.

By Mark Berman  | March 10, 2011; 6:19 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Today's transportation roundup

It's another week, and another five days of navigating the roads, rails and skies to get business done. Monday began inauspiciously for me, with a Metro farecard machine eating my $20 bill and then becoming unresponsive. I have yet to recover the funds.

By Luke Rosiak  | March 7, 2011; 10:11 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Damaged switch delays MARC trains

The Metro option is now open on the Green Line for MARC riders. Passengers should show their tickets to station managers for access.

By Washington Post Editors  | March 3, 2011; 6:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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MARC Brunswick Line delays, Mark Berman , March 3, 2011
MARC train will be 1 car short, Michael Bolden , March 2, 2011
MARC trains canceled, late, Washington Post Editors , March 2, 2011
20-minute delay for MARC trains, Washington Post Editors , March 1, 2011
Transit group seeks MARC changes, Washington Post Editors , February 28, 2011
Today's transportation roundup, Michael D. Bolden , February 28, 2011
Massive delays for MARC trains, Washington Post Editors , February 25, 2011
Power outages at 2 rail stations, Washington Post Editors , February 25, 2011
MARC sets meetings on new schedule, Washington Post Editors , February 24, 2011
MARC Citizens Advisory Council meeting, Mark Berman , February 17, 2011
Major MARC Brunswick Line delays, Mark Berman , February 17, 2011
Md. rail bill targets Holocaust links, Katherine Shaver , February 9, 2011
Metro to honor MARC tickets, Washington Post Editors , February 9, 2011
Major MARC delays and cancellations, Mark Berman , February 9, 2011
Potential for MARC crowding, Washington Post Editors , February 8, 2011
Penn Line train will be short, Washington Post Editors , February 7, 2011
Potential for crowded MARC trains, Mark Berman , February 7, 2011
Potential for crowded MARC trains, Mark Berman , February 4, 2011
Crowding on MARC's Penn Line, Mark Berman , February 3, 2011
MARC changes and crowding, Mark Berman , February 2, 2011
Penn Line MARC trains will be short, Michael Bolden , February 1, 2011
MARC running; train canceled, Mark Berman , February 1, 2011
Full MARC, MTA service Fri., Washington Post Editors , January 27, 2011
Md. buses, some trains canceled, Washington Post Editors , January 26, 2011
MARC train canceled, Washington Post Editors , January 26, 2011
MARC delays, Mark Berman , January 26, 2011
MARC delays, Mark Berman , January 25, 2011
MARC delays, crowding likely, Mark Berman , January 24, 2011
Snow may affect a.m. commute, Washington Post Editors , January 20, 2011
MARC and VRE running full service, Mark Berman , January 18, 2011
An icy morning commute, Washington Post Editors , January 18, 2011
No MARC or VRE service Monday, Mark Berman , January 17, 2011
Delays after MARC train hits person, Mark Berman , January 14, 2011
Potential MARC crowding, delays, Mark Berman , January 11, 2011
MARC Silver Spring ticket machine down, Mark Berman , January 10, 2011
MARC delays this morning, Mark Berman , January 7, 2011
MARC delays, Mark Berman , January 6, 2011
MARC delays, Mark Berman , January 5, 2011
MARC crowding and delays, Mark Berman , January 4, 2011
MARC train will be 1 car short, Washington Post Editors , January 3, 2011
MARC delays, Mark Berman , January 3, 2011
Full MARC service on Thurs. , Washington Post Editors , December 29, 2010
Engine problem delays MARC trains, Washington Post Editors , December 29, 2010
A late ride for MARC riders, Washington Post Editors , December 28, 2010
Windy conditions causing problems, Washington Post Editors , December 27, 2010
Train cancellations affect MARC, Washington Post Editors , December 27, 2010
Windy, icy commute ahead, Washington Post Editors , December 26, 2010
Holiday schedule changes for MTA, Mark Berman , December 23, 2010
Preparing for airport getaways, Robert Thomson , December 22, 2010
3 MARC trains to be short Wed. , Washington Post Editors , December 21, 2010
MARC train will be one car short, Washington Post Editors , December 21, 2010
Metro option for some MARC riders, Michael D. Bolden , December 20, 2010
Big MARC delays this morning, Mark Berman , December 20, 2010
MARC delays, Mark Berman , December 17, 2010
Review finds flaws in MARC rail, Katherine Shaver , December 16, 2010
MARC delayed, Metro honoring tickets, Mark Berman , December 16, 2010
Metro to honor MARC tickets, Washington Post Editors , December 15, 2010
Big MARC delays, Mark Berman , December 15, 2010
Meet the MARC managers, Mark Berman , December 14, 2010
MARC delays this morning, Mark Berman , December 13, 2010
All MARC trains on time, Mark Berman , December 10, 2010
MARC delays this morning, Mark Berman , December 9, 2010
Track problem delays MARC trains, MIchael D. Bolden , December 8, 2010
Major delays for MARC, Mark Berman , December 8, 2010
MARC train will be 1 car short, Washington Post Editors , December 7, 2010
Rail services collect Toys for Tots, Washington Post Staff Writers , December 7, 2010
MARC train will be 1 car short, Washington Post Editors , December 7, 2010
MARC delays, Mark Berman , December 7, 2010
MARC development moves along, Larry Carson, The Baltimore Sun , December 6, 2010
MARC delays, Mark Berman , December 6, 2010
Freight train delays MARC train, Michael D. Bolden , December 2, 2010
Free Metro option for MARC riders, Michael D. Bolden , December 1, 2010
Crowded, delayed MARC trains, Mark Berman , November 30, 2010
No MARC or VRE service today, Mark Berman , November 25, 2010
MARC delays this morning, Mark Berman , November 24, 2010
MARC adjusts Wednesday trains, Michael D. Bolden , November 23, 2010
MARC delays and crowding, Mark Berman , November 23, 2010
MARC train will be 1 car short, Washington Post Editors , November 22, 2010
Disabled train delays MARC, Michael D. Bolden , November 19, 2010
No MARC, VRE service for holiday, Michael D. Bolden , November 19, 2010
MARC Brunswick Line delays, Mark Berman , November 19, 2010
MARC train will be two cars short, Michael D. Bolden , November 18, 2010
MARC delays this morning, Mark Berman , November 18, 2010
Metro option for MARC riders, Michael D. Bolden , November 17, 2010
MARC advisory council on Thurs., Michael D. Bolden , November 17, 2010
Major MARC problems , Mark Berman , November 17, 2010
MARC delays and issues this morning, Mark Berman , November 16, 2010
Delays and crowds on MARC trains, Mark Berman , November 15, 2010
Crowding, delays for MARC trains, Mark Berman , November 12, 2010
Diary of a MARC commuter, Katherine Shaver , November 10, 2010
Potential MARC crowding, Mark Berman , November 10, 2010
No VRE service on Thursday, Michael Bolden , November 9, 2010
MARC delays this morning, Mark Berman , November 9, 2010
MARC cancellations and delays, Michael Bolden , November 8, 2010
MARC delays and notes, Mark Berman , November 8, 2010
Collision causes massive train delays, Washington Post Staff Writers , November 5, 2010
Camden Line delays, Mark Berman , November 5, 2010
Camden Line MARC delays, Michael Bolden , November 4, 2010
Delays for MARC MARC riders, Mark Berman , November 4, 2010
Delays on MARC Camden Line, Michael Bolden , November 3, 2010
MARC Camden Line delays, Mark Berman , November 3, 2010
MARC delays on Brunswick Line, Mark Berman , November 2, 2010
MARC track work and parking, Mark Berman , November 1, 2010
Two MARC trains delayed, Mark Berman , October 29, 2010
MARC delays; a train 1 car short, Michael Bolden , October 28, 2010
Potential for crowded MARC trains, Mark Berman , October 28, 2010
Multiple MARC train delays, Michael Bolden , October 27, 2010
Are you a regular MARC rider?, Michael Bolden , October 27, 2010
MARC delays this morning, Mark Berman , October 27, 2010
Two MARC trains canceled, Michael Bolden , October 27, 2010
Body near tracks delays MARC trains, Michael Bolden , October 26, 2010
Metro option open for MARC riders, Michael Bolden , October 26, 2010
MARC delays, Mark Berman , October 26, 2010
MARC Camden Line trains delayed, Michael Bolden , October 25, 2010
MARC Penn Line train terminated, Michael Bolden , October 25, 2010
Meet the MARC managers, Mark Berman , October 25, 2010
MARC delays and issues, Mark Berman , October 25, 2010
Delays on MARC line, Michael Bolden , October 22, 2010
MARC trains canceled, Michael Bolden , October 21, 2010
A few delayed MARC trains, Mark Berman , October 21, 2010
MARC trains experiencing delays, Michael Bolden , October 19, 2010
Meet the MARC managers, Mark Berman , October 19, 2010
MARC train delayed at Union Station, Michael Bolden , October 18, 2010
MARC Brunswick Line delays, Mark Berman , October 18, 2010
MARC train delays, Michael Bolden , October 15, 2010
MARC cancels a p.m. train, Michael Bolden , October 14, 2010
Freight train kills man in Rockville, Michael Bolden , October 13, 2010
MARC delays and problems, Mark Berman , October 13, 2010
MARC delays, Mark Berman , October 12, 2010
Commuting on Columbus Day, Mark Berman , October 11, 2010
No VRE or MARC service today, Mark Berman , October 11, 2010
Big MARC delays, Mark Berman , October 7, 2010
MARC delays and crowding, Mark Berman , October 6, 2010
Cash payment machines out at BWI, Michael Bolden , October 1, 2010
MARC cancellation and delays, Kafia Hosh , October 1, 2010
Major MARC issues, Mark Berman , September 30, 2010
MARC trains 1 car short, Michael Bolden , September 28, 2010
MARC delays, Mark Berman , September 23, 2010
MARC changes and crowding, Mark Berman , September 21, 2010
Potential Camden Line delays, Mark Berman , September 20, 2010
MARC Camden Line delays, Mark Berman , September 16, 2010
MARC advisory council meets Thurs. , Michael Bolden , September 15, 2010
MARC delays and issues, Mark Berman , September 14, 2010
MARC trains to run short, Mark Berman , September 13, 2010
MARC trains will be short, Michael Bolden , September 10, 2010
Camden Line issues, Mark Berman , September 10, 2010
MARC Penn Line headaches, Mark Berman , September 7, 2010
MARC changes Friday afternoon, Mark Berman , September 3, 2010
MARC Brunswick Line delays, Mark Berman , September 2, 2010
Breakdown on MARC Penn line, Luke Rosiak , September 1, 2010
MARC delays and issues, Mark Berman , September 1, 2010
MARC commuter rail Line delays, Mark Berman , August 31, 2010
Big drop on MARC Brunswick Line, Michael Bolden , August 30, 2010
MARC delays lengthen, Mark Berman , August 27, 2010
Meet the MARC managers, Michael Bolden , August 25, 2010
MARC tickets and elevators, Mark Berman , August 25, 2010
Amtrak: Service back to normal, Mark Berman , August 24, 2010
Odenton Station building closed, Michael Bolden , August 20, 2010
MARC Camden Line delays, Mark Berman , August 20, 2010
MARC Camden Line delays, Mark Berman , August 19, 2010
Share your commuter rail stories, Mark Berman , August 18, 2010
Potential crowding on MARC trains, Mark Berman , August 17, 2010
3 MARC trains each one car short, Michael Bolden , August 16, 2010
MARC Penn Line delays, Mark Berman , August 16, 2010
MARC delays and crowding, Mark Berman , August 13, 2010
Expect crowding on MARC trains, Michael Bolden , August 12, 2010
Storms wreak havoc on AM commute, Mark Berman , August 12, 2010
Lots of potential MARC crowding, Mark Berman , August 12, 2010
MARC trains will be shorter, Michael Bolden , August 11, 2010
Big MARC delays, Mark Berman , August 11, 2010
Potential MARC crowding, Mark Berman , August 10, 2010
MARC train to be one car short, Michael Bolden , August 9, 2010
MARC Brunswick Line delays, Mark Berman , August 9, 2010
Changes for MARC's Penn Line, Mark Berman , August 9, 2010
MARC delay, Kafia Hosh , August 5, 2010
MARC cancellation, Kafia Hosh , August 4, 2010
ART disruption, Kafia Hosh , August 2, 2010
MARC cancellations, Kafia Hosh , July 30, 2010
Some MARC ticket machines down, Mark Berman , July 27, 2010
MARC Camden Line delays, Mark Berman , July 26, 2010
Heat restrictions for MARC, VRE, Michael Bolden , July 23, 2010
MARC Penn Line delays, Mark Berman , July 23, 2010
MARC delays continue, Michael Bolden , July 22, 2010
MARC Camden Line delays, Mark Berman , July 22, 2010
MARC Martinsburg ticketing change, Mark Berman , July 22, 2010
Camden Line delays, Mark Berman , July 21, 2010
MARC crowding and delays, Mark Berman , July 20, 2010
Delays, problems on MARC, Michael Bolden , July 19, 2010
MARC crowding and delays, Mark Berman , July 19, 2010
MARC train disruption cleared, Luke Rosiak , July 15, 2010
German train reaches 122 degrees, Luke Rosiak , July 15, 2010
Amtrak providing cold water, Michael Bolden , July 15, 2010
MARC train to operate one car short, Michael Bolden , July 14, 2010
MARC delays , Mark Berman , July 14, 2010
Free passes for stuck MARC riders, Michael Bolden , July 13, 2010
MARC Camden Line delays, Mark Berman , July 9, 2010
Ehrlich pledges improved MARC service, Michael Bolden , July 8, 2010
Heat delays for MARC, VRE -- again, Michael Bolden , July 8, 2010
MARC extends call center hours, Michael Bolden , July 8, 2010
MARC delays , Mark Berman , July 8, 2010
MARC and VRE train troubles, Luke Rosiak , July 7, 2010
MARC delays for p.m. commute, Mark Berman , July 7, 2010
Heat restrictions for MARC, VRE, Michael Bolden , July 7, 2010
20-30 min. MARC delays, Luke Rosiak , July 6, 2010
Rail lines prepare for heat wave, Michael Bolden , July 6, 2010
It's tricky traveling in the heat, Michael Bolden , July 6, 2010
Brunswick and Camden Line delays, Mark Berman , July 6, 2010
MARC trains running late, Mark Berman , July 2, 2010
'See something, say something', Michael Bolden , July 1, 2010
Md. officials to meet MARC passengers, Michael Bolden , June 30, 2010
MARC Penn Line delays, Mark Berman , June 30, 2010
Amtrak apologizes to MARC riders, Michael Bolden , June 29, 2010
Md. official on troubled MARC train, Michael Bolden , June 29, 2010
More MARC delays anger passengers, Michael Bolden , June 29, 2010
Tree, report of drunken man delay VRE, Michael Bolden , June 28, 2010
Brunswick and Penn Line delays, Mark Berman , June 28, 2010
O'Malley apologizes on MARC ride, Michael Bolden , June 24, 2010
 
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