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 ...Read More »
Deal reached for rail cargo facility in city
To bypass the century-old Howard Street rail tunnel, a chokepoint for East Coast commerce, state and city government officials have come to a tentative agreement with CSX Transportation Inc. to build an intermodal rail facility in Southwest Baltimore.
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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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Photo of the Day – Zipping through the Fort McHenry Tunnel
Check out a slideshow of our past Photos of the Day from The Daily Record’s staff photographers. We also have a SmugMug page, where you can purchase photos taken by The Daily Record staff
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MdTA to begin public hearings on toll hike proposal
The Maryland Transportation Authority will be holding its first public hearing on a proposal to raise tolls on the state’s bridge, tunnels and other roads. The hearing will be held at Shady Grove Middle School at 5:30 p.m. Thursday. It ...
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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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