Fire Reported on Union Station Tracks; Train Service Slowed
(Updated at 8:10 a.m.) An electrical fire broke out on the tracks at Union Station this morning, slowing Amtrak, MARC and VRE trains entering and leaving the District, according to rail officials.
MARC-All service is resumed trains will operate at restricted speed. Expect major delays in both directio https://t.co/pFECeiwPUJ
— MTA Maryland (@mtamaryland) February 24, 2016
Trains are on the move in and out of Union Station, trains will operate at slower speeds. Train 310 and 328 are delayed approx. 10-15 mins.
— VRE (@VaRailXpress) February 24, 2016
Normal service restored Baltimore, MD (BAL) to Washington, DC (WAS). Expect residual delays.
— Amtrak Northeast (@AmtrakNEC) February 24, 2016
It wasn’t immediately clear if there were any injuries. Metro service wasn’t affected.
We’ll update this story as more information is known.