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Train 440 Update #2: Train has departed Washington 40 minutes late. Train 642 is operating ahead of Train 440 and is on-time.
Train 440 Update: Train is still in Union Station due to earlier mechanical issues. There is no estimate of the departure time as of now. Train 642 (5:50pm departure) will leave Washington on time. Updates will follow.
Penn Line schedules at stations north of Baltimore will be restored to their original times on Monday, November 17. However, Amtrak has informed MARC that trackwork will continue for 3-4 additional days due to unexpected delays in completing the project.
As a result, passengers may experience 15-20 minute delays on southbound morning trains. These delays are most likely to occur on Trains 511, 517, and 523 (the 5:40am, 6:30am, and 8:10am departures from Perryville).
The following service modifications will take place if Train 511 is delayed:
Train 536(510pm departure from WAS) will operate with one fewer railcar than usual today. Expect crowded conditions on board the train. Boarding will be stopped when the train has reached capacity. We regret any inconvenience.
Train 517 the 6:30 am departure from Perryville will operate with one fewer rail-car than usual today. Expect crowded conditions on board the train. Boarding will be stopped when the train has reached capacity.
Train 536 (510pm departure from WAS) will operate with one fewer railcar than usual today. Expect crowded conditions on board the train. Boarding will be stopped when the train has reached capacity. We regret any inconvenience.
MTA will operate on the following schedule on Thanksgiving Day
(Thursday, November 27, 2014.)
There is significant damage to the crosswalks between the westbound and eastbound platform at Point of Rocks station. Maintenance crews will repair the damage after tomorrow morning's service.
Passengers boarding at Point of Rocks on Thursday morning should exercise extreme caution and take their time crossing the tracks to the eastbound platform. We strongly recommend that passengers wear sturdy footwear tomorrow: men's dress shoes and women's heels are discouraged.
We regret any inconvenience and thank you in advance for you patience.
(Posted Nov. 17, Updated Nov. 25)
In anticipation of commuters leaving work early on Wednesday, November 26, the following modifications to MARC Train Service will take place. If a train is not listed below, it will operate as scheduled.
(Click here to download a flyer with all of this information...and schedule modifications for late December and early January)
The ticket machine at Germantown is out of service. A technician has been notified. One way and round trip tickets may be purchased on the train without penalty. Please note that only cash may be used--credit cards are not accepted for on board purchases.
MARC 689 (2:45PM DPT Martins) is operating with a 15 - 20 minute delay due to signal issues.