When Irvin “Bunky” Lowrey starts running the train garden in his basement, noise fills the room and the display comes to life. Trains zip by, amusement park rides whirl around and a ski lift zooms up and down a snow-covered mountain. It’s difficult to take in everything after only one viewing.
Commuter changes. A surprising shift in the way Baltimore gets to and from work. A new report finds we’re spending less time behind the wheel and more time on public transportation.
Metro says free shuttle buses will replace trains on a section of the blue line this weekend, and some passengers on other lines will wait longer for trains.
A tunnel is not the best place for a train to derail, but it happened under Baltimore. It was Amtrak’s passenger train, the Silver Meteor. WJZ first reported the accident Monday.
Jazz trumpeter and pianist Arturo Sandoval and the band Train will perform at the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony this year, along with singer Janelle Monae and Latin musician Prince Royce.
Despite the abundance of public transportation options, trains remain a popular and consistent way to travel easily. Check out the world’s coolest train stations.
Transit officials say a woman has been struck by a train at the Silver Spring Metro station and has died.
Railroad officials say Amtrak carried a record number of passengers in the year ending Sept. 30 despite Northeast service that was temporarily knocked out by Superstorm Sandy.
Metro says a piece of track equipment hit a blue line train in northern Virginia with passengers on board, but no passengers were hurt.
With many furloughed federal workers in the nation’s capital going home early Tuesday, MARC commuter rail is adjusting its afternoon schedule.
A CSX train collided into a car in Howard County, sending one person to Shock Trauma.
Maryland is putting those new gas tax dollars to use. There’s new money for Baltimore’s Light Rail Red Line, even though residents still differ on whether it’s a good idea.