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MARC Train Delayed, Then Stopped Completely By Downed Trees

Icy conditions caused tricky commutes for many people in the D.C. region Wednesday, but it completely prevented some MARC Brunswick line riders from reaching their destinations.


U.S. President Barack Obama (C) waves from the stage during the 91st national Christmas tree lighting ceremony on the Ellipse south of the White House December 6, 2013 in Washington, DC. The lighting of the tree is an annual tradition attended by the president and the first family. President Calvin Coolidge lit the first national Christmas tree, a 48-foot Balsam fir, in 1923. (credit: Jim Lo Scalzo-Pool/Getty Images)

Holiday Season Kicks Off With National Christmas Tree Lighting

The National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony will go on rain or shine Friday.


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Sandoval, Train to Perform at National Christmas Tree Lighting

Jazz trumpeter and pianist Arturo Sandoval and the band Train will perform at the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony this year, along with singer Janelle Monae and Latin musician Prince Royce.



The World’s Coolest Train Stations

Despite the abundance of public transportation options, trains remain a popular and consistent way to travel easily. Check out the world’s coolest train stations.


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Truck, Train Collide in W.Va.; 1 Dead, 2 Dozen Hurt

An emergency services official says one person was killed and more than 60 others were injured in a collision between a logging truck and a train taking passengers on a scenic tour in eastern West Virginia.


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MARC Train Derailment Will Impact Commuters

A freight train that derailed in southwest Baltimore along MARC’s Camden Line will cause significant delays and disruptions for commuter trains at the start of the work week.


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Amtrak Passenger Stuck in Virginia Describes Ordeal

Passengers who were stuck overnight on a disabled Amtrak train for 14 hours had to put up with balky toilets, intermittent air conditioning and train personnel who were absent during most of the ordeal, a traveler said Monday.


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Amtrak Unveils New Locomotives for D.C. Travelers

Amtrak will unveil new engines that will be used on the Northeast Corridor between Washington, D.C., and Boston.


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Carly Rae Jepsen & Train Stand Up For Gays, Cancel Boy Scout Show

First it was Train and now Carly Rae Jepsen is standing up to the Boy Scouts of America (BSA)’s anti-gay policy by dropping out of the association’s 2013 National Scout Jamboree.


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Man in Critical Condition After Train, Car Collide

A man has been seriously injured after a train and car collided Wednesday afternoon in Prince George’s County.





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