Dr. Gridlock: Trains

Posted at 08:08 AM ET, 01/23/2014

Amtrak operating on modified schedule

Trains will run with less frequency on the Acela Express and Northeast Regional lines.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  08:08 AM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Trains

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 01/15/2014

Evening commute changes on VRE after person struck by train

Person struck by train in Burke, VA. Riders on VRE should expect delays.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  11:33 AM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Trains, VRE

Posted at 04:58 PM ET, 01/09/2014

Cold weather impacts Amtrak

Amtrak is running a modified schedule because of the etreme cold.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  04:58 PM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 01/09/2014

D.C. to Baltimore in 15 minutes?

The Japanese government is eager to build a rail line that would allow folks to travel between D.C. and Baltimore in 15 minutes.

By Lori Aratani  |  04:51 PM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Trains

Posted at 03:46 PM ET, 09/20/2013

Amtrak, MARC Penn Line service restored

All MARC Penn Line trains have stopped due to an issue with Amtrak’s signals.

By Mark Berman  |  03:46 PM ET, 09/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  amtrak, MARC, Trains

Posted at 05:09 PM ET, 06/11/2013

Male Swedish train conductors wear skirts to protest dress code

A group of male Swedish train operators started wearing skirts to protest a ban on shorts over the summer. What are the rules for Metro and other local transit agencies?

By Mark Berman  |  05:09 PM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MARC, Metro, Trains, VRE

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 12/10/2012

MARC's Inauguration Tickets go on sale next week

The Maryland Transit Administration will be running a limited schedule of trains on Inauguration Day, and tickets go on sale next week

By Mark Berman  |  02:20 PM ET, 12/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MARC, marc inauguration, marc inauguration service, marc inauguration trains

Posted at 04:20 PM ET, 11/23/2012

Metro reports decreased post-holiday ridership

Metro riders encountered uncrowded trains and stations on Friday morning, as fewer riders took to the rail system after the holiday.

By Mark Berman  |  04:20 PM ET, 11/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, metro service, metro trains, Metrorail, WMATA

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 07/24/2012

Freight train hits an SUV in Hyattsville

A freight train hit an SUV in Hyattsville on Tuesday morning, sending one woman to the hospital with serious injuries.

By Mark Berman  |  11:13 AM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Trains