BALTIMORE (WMAR) - MARC train services experienced significant delays Tuesday.
A fire on the tracks of the Penn Line occurred about a quarter mile north of the West Baltimore MARC Station.
Penn Line service suspended due to fire adjacent to tracks north of West Baltimore, current estimates are for reopening 3:30-3:45p, all Penn Line trains will experience delays due to this closure. Wash Metro option open, Camden Line always honors Penn tickets.
According to MTA officials, no injuries were reported. Additionally, there was no damage to any trains or railroad infrastructure.
At 1 p.m., the tracks were reopened. However, Penn Line Trains 428 and 445 have been canceled while trains 430, 532 and 634 are experiencing major delays.
Amtrak has reopened the Penn Line tracks, but all trains - both Amtrak and MARC - will continue to experience major delays due to train congestion and crews and equipment being out of position. We understand that delays will be extensive and appreciate your patience.