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Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 10/24/2011

MARC Penn Line trains canceled, delayed and potentially crowded

6:50 A.M. Update:

MARC Penn Line train 511 will not be stopping at Odenton due to overcrowding. Penn Line train 409, which was delayed, is following train 511 and will make all the normal stops.

6:35 A.M. Update:

MARC Penn Line train 409 is delayed in Baltimore, while train 511 has departed Baltimore on time.

Original Post:

MARC Penn Line train 407, usually scheduled to depart Baltimore at 5:50 a.m., is canceled this morning due to a lack of equipment, according to the Maryland Transit Administration. The next available train leaving Baltimore will be train 409 (departing at 6:13 a.m.).

MARC Penn Line train 505, which was scheduled to depart Perryville at 4:40 a.m., did not make its first four stops this morning. It only departed Baltimore at 5:25 a.m., per the Maryland Transit Administration. Amtrak train 67 assisted passengers at Perryville, Aberdeen and Edgewood, so if that train was unusually crowded, that’s why.

Penn Line train 505 is runing one car short owing to an equipment swap, so that will also explain why that train might be extra crowded. The train is also running at least 10 minutes behind schedule.

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