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June 23, 2009

Penn, Camden lines unaffected but Brunswick closed

The MARC Penn and Camden lines, both of which connect Washington and Baltimore, are not affected by Monday's fatal subway crash in Washington, according to the Maryland Transit Administration.

The Brunswick Line, however, was closed for the morning commute and will remain shut down Tuesday evening. That line, which serves riders in Montgomery County, Western Maryland and West Virginia, runs close to the site of the Red Line train crash.

 No word as yet on whether the Brunswick Line will reopen Wednesday.

Posted by Michael Dresser at 12:30 PM | | Comments (2)
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Useful information, but has there been any word on Amtrak's Capital Limited yet? It uses the CSX line through this area that MARC uses. Will the train terminate somewhere else with bus bridge?

Amtrak info = 1-800-USA-RAIL

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Michael Dresser has been an editor, reporter and columnist with The Sun longer than Baltimore's had a subway. He's covered retailing, telecommunications, state politics and wine. Since 2004, he's been The Sun's transportation writer. He lives in Ellicott City with his wife and travel companion, Cindy.

His Getting There column appears on Mondays. Mike's blog will be a forum for all who are interested in highways, transit and other transportation issues affecting Baltimore, Maryland and the region.
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