• MARC long term expansion plan (2010-2035)

  • Discussion related to DC area passenger rail services from Northern Virginia to Baltimore, MD. Includes Light Rail and Baltimore Subway.
Discussion related to DC area passenger rail services from Northern Virginia to Baltimore, MD. Includes Light Rail and Baltimore Subway.

Moderators: mtuandrew, therock, Robert Paniagua

  by jtrain22
 
Add track on all three lines;

Penn line (NEC);
4 tracks from Landover MD to beyond Newark DE
(Cost of P&B tunnel replacement by Amtrak, rehab existing tunnel for use by MARC)

Camden Line;
3 tracks Union Station to Camden Station

Brunswick Line;
3 tracks Silver Spring to Point of Rock
Lengthen 2nd track east of Point of Rock

Shared project VRE;
2 new tracks across Potomac River
4 tracks Virginia Tower to beyond Alexandria.

New stations and improvements on all three lines;

Penn line (NEC);
New Carrollton: New platform
Seabrook: Parking
Bowie
Odenton: Parking
BWI
Halethorpe: Parking
West Baltimore: Parking
Upton: New station in existing P&B tunnel
Baltimore Penn: Parking
Madison Square: New Station
Bayview: New station, Parking
Martin State Airport: Parking
Edgewood: Parking
Aberdeen: Relocate station, Parking
Perryville: Parking
Elkton: New station
Newark: New station

Camden Line;
Riverdale
College Park
Muirkirk: Parking
Laruel Racetrack: Parking
Savage: Parking
Dorsey: Parking
Camden: Lower level platform (Howard Street Tunnel)
Mt. Royal: Reopen station
Charles Village: New station
Clifton Park: New station
Bayview: New station

Brunswick Line;
Silver Spring
Kensington: Parking
Rockville: Parking
Washington Grove
Gaithersburg: Parking
Metropolitan Grove: Parking
Germantown: Parking
Boyds: Parking
Outer Montgomery: New Station
Barnesville
Dickerson
Point of Rocks: New platform, Parking
Brunswick: Parking
Monocacy
Frederick

Other improvements;
Penn line (NEC);
Edgewood: New storage and maintenance facility
Penn Station: New storage capacity
New river crossings: Gunpower, Bush, Susquehanna
Freight connection with CSX at Aberdeen
Camden Line;
Acquire River Side maintains facility from CSX
Brunswick Line;
Brunswick maintenance facility expansion

All lines;
Add cars to trains
Increase peak service
Increase off peak service
Add night and weekend service
Express and limited stop service
Extend service on selected trains on all 3 line to Alexandria VA

And the link here http://mtamaryland.com/projects/marc%20plan%20full.pdf

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Yes!! An extention to newark DE to connect to septa!! So this means commuter service from new york to DC!!!

  by Sand Box John
 
Thanks for ripping my post from subchat.com. I would have eventually gotten around cross posting it here.

  by realtype