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Bombardier secures Maryland Transit rail services contract

Rail| March 26, 2018

The scope of work includes operations; maintenance of a fleet of diesel locomotives and commuter railcars; customer service; station and facility maintenance; and maintenance of rail infrastructure for the portion of the Brunswick Line owned by MTA.

Maryland transit chief replaced two weeks before bus service launch

Management & Operations| June 7, 2017

Kevin Quinn, who has been the MTA’s director of planning and programming, was named as acting administrator, replacing Paul Comfort.

Management & Operations| March 29, 2017

Md. lawmakers scrap farebox recovery mandate

Supporters say the “farebox recovery ratio” mandate, in place since at least the 1990s, discouraged the state from investing in transit systems to make them more appealing and, in turn, increase revenues.

Rail| October 4, 2016

SEPTA's regional rail system back to regular schedule 2 months after defect found

Fleet of 120 Silverliner Vs were taken out of service on July 1 following the discovery of cracks in equalizer beams on most of the vehicles.

Rail| July 18, 2016

SEPTA adds more trains, increases frequencies

The agency removed 120 Silverliner V trains from service earlier this month after workers discovered a serious structural defect on the trains.

Rail| July 13, 2016

SEPTA: Cost of new trains about $257K per month

The addition of the equipment has helped the agency expand its offerings; however, overcrowding was still an issue on Monday. The agency is still looking into more equipment-leasing options.

Rail| June 17, 2016

Maryland’s MARC Railroad Upgrades Fleet, Service to Bolster Ridership

The commuter service began running multi-level Bombardier railcars with more seating capacity, introduced bike cars, and expanded operation to weekends and holidays.

Rail| February 9, 2016

FRA green lights BWI rail station rebuild

The project includes adding a fourth track to nine miles of the Northeast Corridor surrounding BWI and reconfiguring the platforms to allow boarding from all four tracks.

Rail| February 5, 2016

Bombardier to overhaul Md. MTA's MARC railcars

Average weekday ridership on all three MARC lines is roughly 37,500 riders. The MARC III bi-level commuter railcars have been in service nearly 17 years.

Management & Operations| October 30, 2015

Md. MTA expands MARC train bike car program to weekends

The bike cars allow passengers to bring full-sized, non-collapsible bikes on board the train and safely secure them in one of 23 racks on board the car.

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