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MARC Tweaks Schedule For Furloughed Feds

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WASHINGTON (AP) — With many furloughed federal workers in the nation’s capital going home early Tuesday, MARC commuter rail is adjusting its afternoon schedule.

On MARC’s Brunswick line, a special midday train will depart Union Station on Tuesday at 2 p.m., making all stops to Martinsburg, W.Va. To accommodate this train, a 4:25 p.m. departure is canceled.

On the Camden line, a special midday train departs Union Station at 2:15 p.m., To accommodate this train, a 5:22 p.m. departure will be canceled. But a train departing Union Station at 5:53 p.m. will make additional stops at Riverdale, College Park, Greenbelt, Jessup, and St. Denis.

Many furloughed federal employees were required to report for a partial workday to officially learn their status and make final furlough preparations.

Metrorail plans regular weekday service.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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