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D.C. grants permit for Musk to dig for his Washington-Baltimore ‘Hyperloop’ tunnel

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A planned dig site in Halethorpe. Photo via Gov. Larry Hogan/Facebook

Maryland is now one of two East Coast government agencies that’s willing to let Elon Musk dig beneath the earth in hopes of building a vacuum-like, tube-based transportation system.

Maryland Receives $7.5 Million Federal Grant to Build a New MARC Station at Camden Yards

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The current MARC station at Camden Yards
The current MARC station at Camden Yards.

Maryland is $7.5 million closer to building a new MARC train station at Camden Yards to replace the “temporary” one that opened in 1992.

Domino Sugar Refinery Seeks Help Naming Repainted Train Engine

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Courtesy Domino Sugar Baltimore/Facebook
Courtesy Domino Sugar Baltimore/Facebook

An old, but reliable Plymouth train engine at the Domino Sugar Refinery has a shiny new paint job, and the company is offering a sweet reward to the person who gives it a good, fitting name.

Howard Tunnel Train Derailment Causes Road Closures

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Photo via @CairnsKcairns
Photo via @CairnsKcairns

The good news: The tunnel is not on fire this time.

MARC Trains May Move Into Delaware

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MARC_AEM7s_at_BWIMaryland’s commuter train already crosses boundaries into D.C. Soon, the MARC could be heading north into Delaware. 

Amtrak Train Derails Between DC and Philadelphia (UPDATED)

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Photo via the New York Daily News
Photo via the New York Daily News

Last night, a northbound Amtrak train traveling north from DC — otherwise known as the train that you probably take all the time if you’re traveling from Baltimore to New York or Philly or points north — derailed outside of Philadelphia in what’s being called the worst rail disaster in the Northeast corridor in years.

SRB Plans to Replace Blight with Green… Kind Of

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Image via the Daily Record
Image via the Daily Record

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has made it clear that the city’s vacant houses, overgrown yards, and other signs of urban blight are unacceptable and need to be dealt with right away. Well, sort of.

Maglev’s Moment? Campaign for High-Speed Train from Baltimore-DC Picks up Steam

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The backers of a train that would ping commuters from D.C. to Baltimore in a mere 15 minutes already floated their plans in Baltimore earlier this fall. This week, the bullet train boosters showed the national business media types the train in Japan. But given the hard realities of building such a massive project, are we all being taken for a ride?

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