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.
Some trains and buses are suspended because of the storm.
A Washington firm is continuing efforts to bring high-speed, magnetic levitation trains to the region.
This is the time of year many model railroad lovers are packing away the trains and tracks they pulled out for the holidays. But there is a group in Baltimore where the trains never leave the tracks.
Don and Marty had “Coffee With” Jesse Palmer. They talked about “man gifts that are built to last.” Ron Matz had “People Are Talking” about the Holiday Train Garden at the Fire Museum of Maryland in Lutherville.
Washington’s Metro system is operating a normal weekday schedule for the first commute after superstorm Sandy.
The D.C.-area transit system says most of its preparations for Hurricane Sandy are complete, but it’s still unclear how or whether the storm will impact service.
Metro says track work on the red, orange, green and blue lines will affect train riders over the weekend.
The nation’s capital city is showing off a sleek new design for its subway trains, the biggest visible change to the cars since the system opened in the late 1970s.
Trains and buses in Washington are running on a weekend schedule for the Columbus Day holiday.
Amtrak is going to break the speed limit this week in the Northeast Corridor. The rail service announced Monday it will operate test trains overnight at 165 mph in four stretches from Maryland to Massachusetts.