The inherent beauty of train travel is that it’s often more about the journey (and the spectacular scenery along the way) than the actual destination. When your fare includes butler service, gourmet meals, and access to elegant bar cars, rest assured these six train trips are worth dropping a month’s salary on.
If passed, a bill being debated in Washington, D.C. could go to the dogs. There’s a push to allow train commuters to buy tickets for their cats and dogs.
Metro says there will be no yellow line train service this weekend, and buses will replace trains on a section of the green line.
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.
Metro says it has completed 20 of the 29 recommendations the National Transportation Safety Board made following the 2009 crash of two red line trains that resulted in the deaths of nine people.
Metro says buses will replace trains on a section of the red line this weekend and through Veterans Day, which is Monday.
Free shuttle buses will replace trains on a portion of the blue and yellow lines this weekend.
Metro says its trains and buses are operating on a shortened schedule on Labor Day.
Baltimore’s B&O Railroad Museum has a surplus of trains and related items, and it is putting thousands of items up for sale this week.
Metro says some rail operators have been disabling emergency intercoms on trains.
There are many venues in the Baltimore area for kids to discover railroad history and contemporary railroading through museums, train excursions, safe train watching or model railroading.
Metro’s new silver line is scheduled to open later this year, and the transit agency is hosting several open houses to discuss changes in service with the new line.