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Baltimore Amtrak tunnel replacement would cost $4 billion (access required)

The Federal Railroad Administration is proposing a $4 billion project to replace a 143-year-old Amtrak tunnel beneath Baltimore that is a major bottleneck in the Northeast Corridor between Boston and Washington. The agency said Thursday that the project is the ...

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Howard Street tunnel a chokepoint for East Coast commerce

Baltimore’s Howard Street tunnel is a chokepoint for commerce along the East Coast that’s getting more attention as the shipping industry prepares for mega-container ships that will have easier access to the Atlantic Ocean once the Panama Canal is widened. ...

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Metro train evacuated for smoke, possible fire

FOREST GLEN — A Metro train has been evacuated after something caught fire and filled a tunnel with smoke near the Forest Glen station on the red line in Maryland. Montgomery County fire department spokesman Capt. Oscar Garcia says firefighters ...

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