Platform repairs at Dorsey station are in progress. The platform used by trains headed to Washington (westbound) is partially closed at this time. Passengers are required to use the crosswalk to access the eastbound platform and walk down that platform to a temporary crosswalk, then cross back to the westbound platform.
To ensure safety, passengers must be on the platform prior to the arrival of trains traveling to Washington. Passengers will not be permitted to board the train if they are not on the platform when the train arrives.
MARC Train is planning for a greater than usual number of passengers on Saturday, January 19, 2019 for events scheduled in Washington, DC. If you plan to ride on this day, please be advised of the following:
MARC Train is closely monitoring the continuing--and in many cases worsening--winter storm. Passengers should expect greater than usual crowds on early afternoon trains. Boarding will be stopped at Union Station when trains reach a safe capacity. At this late stage, we are unable to add any additional railcars or trains to the schedule. En route train delays are likely due to slick conditions and the possibility of downed trees and power lines. The first and foremost goal of MARC, Amtrak, Bombardier, and CSX is to get you home safely. We thank you in advance for your patience if the t
5:00pm Update: There will not be a connecting bus to West Virginia from Train 883 (the 7:25pm departure from Union Station). Passengers for West Virginia stations must ride one of the three trains that operate through to Martinsburg: Train 875 (4:25pm from Union), 879 (5:40pm from Union) and 881 (6:20pm from Union).
EPTA has notified MARC that due to the severe weather, there will not be connecting bus service to West Virginia for Train 873 (the 3:30pm departure from Union Station). Passengers for West Virginia stations should ride Train 875.
Amtrak has notified MARC Train that Amtrak train #151 (6:58am dpt. From Perryville) WILL NOT operate on Wednesday, November 21. Passengers should ride MARC Train 517, which departs Perryville at 6:30am.