MARC trains delayed by switch and signal problems

8:20 A.M. Update:

Camden Line trains will now be delayed 20 to 30 minutes, according to the Maryland Transit Administration. Camden Line train 847 is 37 minutes late as delays persist in both directions on that line.

7:50 A.M. Update:

All Camden Line trains in both directions could have delays of 15 to 20 minutes due to switch and signal problems, according to the Maryland Transit Administration.

Train 847 is 20 minutes late at Muirkirk, train 849 is on time but should see some delays, train 840 is 20 minutes late at Dorsey and train 842 is 10 minutes late at Laurel.

7:35 A.M. Update:

Camden Line train 840 is 17 minutes late due to switch and signal problems. Train 894 is 10 minutes late and train 847 is 10 to 12 minutes behind.

7:05 A.M. Update:

Southbound Camden Line trains are now back to boarding on the regular platform.

Train 847 might be delayed between 8 and 10 minutes due to signal problems.

6:55 A.M. Update:

Southbound Camden Line trains are boarding on the opposite track at Savage, Laurel and Muirkirk.

6:40 A.M. Update:

The switch and signal problems have been resolved at Point of Rocks, according to the Maryland Transit Administration. There should still be some lingering delays for trains that have already been slowed this morning.

6:35 A.M. Update:

MARC train 843 is 17 to 19 minutes late at Laurel due to signal problems, so subsequent trains (which aren’t expected to be delayed) will board passengers on the opposite track at Laurel and Muirkirk.

Original Post:

Switch and signal problems at Point of Rocks could cause delays for trains in the area. MARC trains originating in Brunswick and Martinsburg could be delayed between 5 and 15 minutes, according to the Maryland Transit Administration. Trains from Frederick wouldn’t be delayed.

Train 870 is already 17 minutes late due to these problems.

Mark Berman is a reporter on the National staff. He runs Post Nation, a destination for breaking news and developing stories from around the country.

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