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Maryland Commuter Rail and Transit
From B&O RDCs to MARC bilevel coaches pulled by electric locomotives and diesels, the Maryland commuting scene has evolved, while trolleys, aka light rail vehicles, are back.
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Photo ID: 750007

Arriving at Point of Rocks on a dreary April day before sunset.

Railroad: MARC (Maryland Area Rail Commuter)
Locomotive: EMD F9PH
Location: Point of Rocks, Maryland, USA
Locomotive #: MARC 7185
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 23, 1985


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By: Joe Osciak

Added: Oct 04, 2020

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Photo ID: 746862

A 1956-built ex-B&O RDC on Thomas Viaduct, which connects Elkridge to Relay. Note the 15-foot high obelisk on the Relay side, erected by builder John McCartney; one side is inscribed- "The T... (more)

Railroad: Maryland Transit Administration
Locomotive: RDC-1
Location: Elkridge, Maryland, USA
Locomotive #: MARC 22
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December, 1991


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By: Bob Kise

Added: Sep 01, 2020

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Photo ID: 744547

Temperatures are still hovering in the mid 90's after the mercury hit over 100 degrees in the late afternoon. MARC P879 with no passengers on board passes through the Jefferson County, WV countrys... (more)

Railroad: MARC (Maryland Area Rail Commuter)
Locomotive: MPI MP36PH-3C
Location: Kearneysville, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: MARC 18
Train ID: CSX P879
Photo Date: July, 2020


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By: Jon Wright

Added: Aug 08, 2020

Views: 1,083
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Favorited: 7

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Photo ID: 743537

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Brunswick, Maryland, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 415
Train ID: MARC P273
Photo Date: October 22, 1992


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By: Joe Osciak

Added: Jul 27, 2020

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Photo ID: 743413

Elephant-style EMD E-Units with the 1955-built ex-CB&Q No. 9986B (E9A) leading a late afternoon commuter train by the old B&O tower at West Brunswick. The unit was rebuilt by Morrison-Knudsen for... (more)

Railroad: Maryland Transit Administration
Locomotive: EMD E9AM
Location: Brunswick, Maryland, USA
Locomotive #: MARC 69
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July, 1994


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By: Bob Kise

Added: Jul 26, 2020

Views: 1,945
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Photo ID: 734445

An afternoon MARC train arrives at the iconic Point of Rocks depot.

Railroad: MARC (Maryland Area Rail Commuter)
Locomotive: MPI MP36PH-3C
Location: Point of Rocks, Maryland, USA
Locomotive #: MARC 32
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 26, 2018


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By: Paul F. De Luca

Added: Apr 29, 2020

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Photo ID: 701257

The last light of day from the 2019 Summer Solstice finds MARC P879 crossing the Potomac River at Harpers Ferry, WV.

Railroad: MARC (Maryland Area Rail Commuter)
Locomotive: MPI MP36PH-3C
Location: Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: MARC 11
Train ID: CSXT P879
Photo Date: June, 2019


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By: Jon Wright

Added: Jun 25, 2019

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Photo ID: 686737

A MARC train passes through Halethorpe Station.

Railroad: MARC (Maryland Area Rail Commuter)
Locomotive: Bombardier/Alstom HHP-8
Location: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Locomotive #: MARC 4915
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 30, 2019


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By: wangruoyao

Added: Feb 07, 2019

Views: 1,433
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Photo ID: 684227

Northbound MARC commuter train rolls across Thomas Viaduct on the original B&O mainline between Baltimore & Washington D.C.

Railroad: MARC (Maryland Area Rail Commuter)
Locomotive: MPI MP36PH-3C
Location: St.Denis, Maryland, USA
Locomotive #: MARC 11
Train ID: 858
Photo Date: August 07, 2018


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By: TKRedeker

Added: Jan 15, 2019

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Photo ID: 677384

At 17:58, MARC 132 is 15 minutes late as it begins to slow for its scheduled 17:43 St. Denis station stop on April 20, 1987. Here, the Washington to Baltimore Camden Line commuter has just ... (more)

Railroad: Maryland Department of Transportation
Locomotive: MK F9PH
Location: Relay, Maryland, USA
Locomotive #: MDOT 7181
Train ID: MARC 132
Photo Date: April 20, 1987


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By: Ted Grumbine

Added: Nov 14, 2018

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Favorited: 8

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Photo ID: 669749

A westbound MARC train approached its station stop at the small depot in Dickerson, Maryland. The loco was rebuilt from Penn Central/Conrail GP40 3062.

Railroad: MARC (Maryland Area Rail Commuter)
Locomotive: EMD GP39H-2
Location: Dickerson, Maryland, USA
Locomotive #: MARC 70
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 29, 1988


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Sep 07, 2018

Views: 1,471
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Favorited: 10
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Photo ID: 665091

Arriving at BWI

Railroad: MARC (Maryland Area Rail Commuter)
Locomotive: Siemens SC-44
Location: BWI Rail Station, Maryland, USA
Locomotive #: MARC 81
Train ID: MARC 438
Photo Date: July 20, 2018


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By: George W. Hamlin

Added: Jul 21, 2018

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Photo ID: 665050

Still in service; arriving at BWI

Railroad: MARC (Maryland Area Rail Commuter)
Locomotive: Bombardier/Alstom HHP-8
Location: BWI Rail Station, Maryland, USA
Locomotive #: MARC 4912
Train ID: MARC 532
Photo Date: July 20, 2018


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By: George W. Hamlin

Added: Jul 21, 2018

Views: 1,662
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Photo ID: 662867

An increasingly rare sight with a GP39-2 leading a MARC train past Brunswick to Martinsburg. Shown approaching Harpers Ferry leading the P879 bringing commuters from Washington DC to the suburbs.

Railroad: MARC (Maryland Area Rail Commuter)
Locomotive: EMD GP39-2
Location: Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: MARC 72
Train ID: CSX P879
Photo Date: June 26, 2018


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By: Jim Johnston

Added: Jul 01, 2018

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Photo ID: 616859

A rare sight on the MARC, the GP39H2s do occasionally show up as leaders. This former B&O engine is stopped at the Brunswick station during the evening rush.

Railroad: MARC (Maryland Area Rail Commuter)
Locomotive: GP39H2
Location: Brunswick, Maryland, USA
Locomotive #: MARC 74
Train ID: CSX P873
Photo Date: May 16, 2017


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By: Jim Johnston

Added: May 16, 2017

Views: 1,403
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