Friday, December 11, 2009

7am Penn Line creeping along on middle track

Presumably since there's ongoing track work on the third track (see below) the 7am departure from Baltimore to DC is traveling on the middle track. We've been creeping along at a snail's pace between stops and loading at BWI took about 10 minutes as all the passengers could only board through one door and by stepping down onto the tracks and then using a small foot stool to get up into the train.

Original arrival time in DC was 8am, it's 7:45 now and we've only just left BWI.
------Original Message------
From: Maryland Transit Administration
Subject: MTA: Penn Line southbound train operating 10-30"late;northbound train operating 20-25"late.
Sent: Dec 11, 2009 7:36 AM

Penn Line Update:Track work is in progress on No.3 track between WBal and BWI. Southbound trains are operating 10-30" late; northbound train 402 operating express to Baltimore, train 506 operating 20-25" late. Updates to follow as information is made available.

December 11, 2009 7:35 AM

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