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Operator Maryland MTA
System Type Commuter Rail
Year Opened 1983
# of Lines 3
# of Cars
Route Miles 43 miles
Gauge Std
Stations 43
Power Overhead/Diesel
Fare Media Tickets
Website MTA
Data Date 2008
1st Visit 3/1992
Last Visit 2/2008
% Rode 20%

US East Transit > Baltimore
MARC Commuter Rail

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Baltimore Light Rail

The MARC system consist of 3 separate lines. 2 of them connect Baltimore and Washington DC. The Penn Line which operates on Amtrak's NE Corridor from Wilmington, Delaware, to DC. The Camden Line runs on the old B&O line from Camden Yards station in Baltimore to DC. The third line is the Brunswick line which runs from DC to either Martinsburg, WV or Fredrick, MD on the old B&O Line

Most MARC trains are diesel powered, with the exception of most trains on the Penn Line are electrified.

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Baltimore bound train entering BWI station on the Penn Line (2/14/08) This train consisted of newer double-deck cars. (2/14/08)
A DC bound train is seen leaving New Carrollton Station, cab car at head of the train. (2/19/08) Same train with locomotive in view. (2/19/08)
A Baltimore diesel powered train entering New Carrollton station on the Penn Line. (2/19/08) Same train entering New Carrollton station. (2/19/08)
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Last Updated: 03/25/17

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