Train Stopped After Vandals Place Debris on Tracks
Train 436 was stopped after debris became wedged underneath it south of Odenton. Riders can expects delays of at least an hour on Wednesday night.
Trains on the MARC Penn Line were delayed by as much as an hour Wednesday after a locomotive got stuck on some debris south of Odenton.
According to an email alert from MARC, the locomotive of train 436 from Washington, DC, got stuck shortly before 6 p.m. after vandals placed debris on the track.
MARC rider John Nolan said in an email to Patch that the debris appeared to be a tire from tractor trailer.
Riders from train 436 were transferred to train 640.
Due to a lack of available equipment, MARC canceled train 449 from Baltimore. The next available train out of Baltimore was train 451, scheduled to depart at 7:35 p.m.
Train 640 left Odenton 47 minutes late, after picking up passengers from the disabled train 436.