MARC, light rail impacted by ice

The MARC Brunswick line was temporarily suspended Wednesday morning due to downed trees in western Maryland.

However, service was restored by 9:20 a.m. although motorists could expect an hour delay in their morning commute. In addition, DC Metro is honoring all MARC tickets.

Penn and Camden lines were running as scheduled.

MTA light rail service was also impacted by weather conditions. 

As of 6:15 a.m., light rail service was running at least 20 minutes behind schedule. Major delays were expected throughout a majority of the morning.

The problem, officials said, was the conditions on the tracks created by ice and other conditions.

Passengers as of that time were being shuttled from Falls Road to Hunt Valley. Later, shuttle service was expanded from North Avenue to Hunt Valley.

Shuttle service from North Linthicum to BWI was also needed and provided until just after 7 a.m.

In a message posted on MTA's website, there was a call for patience from officials as crews work to alleviate the weather related issues.

For more information visit MTA's website:  http://mta.maryland.gov/

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