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Ridership:

  • Over  34,000 daily riders, or 92% of total Maryland Area Regional Commuter (MARC) riders in 2019.

  • Over 2,031,975 Amtrak local riders in 2016.

Economic Impact:

  • In 2016, Amtrak generated over:

    • 6,760 jobs 

    • $400M in earnings for the Maryland economy

    • $6.5M in tourist spending

    • $728K in federal taxes, $333K in state taxes, and $233K in local taxes from tourist spending

Maryland Rail Projects that Need
Federal Investments
  • Baltimore & Potomac Tunnel Replacement

    • Tunnel Proper ($4,200,000,000)

    • Enabling Components ($395,000,000)

  • Susquehanna River Bridge Project ($1,885,000,000)

  • Baltimore Penn Station Development

    • Master Plan ($115,000,000)

    • Infrastructure Improvements ($46,579,089)

  • Penn-Camden Connector ($80,000,000)

  • Hanson Interlocking ($92,187,895)

  • New Carrollton Station

    • Acela 21 ($35,837,881)

    • SOGR & ADA ($2,500,000)

  • Maryland Section Reliability Improvements ($20,600,000)

  • MARC Storage Improvements: Martin Airport ($15,314,343)

  • Martin State Airport Station Replacement ($80,000,000)

  • Next Generation High Speed Fleet Infrastructure

    • Ride Quality Investment ($67,000,000)

    • Safety Mitigation ($90,000,000)

  • C35 Projects (Estimated Funding Needed Through FY36)

    • Susquehanna River Bridge Replacement (Phase 1) ($2,080,000,000)

    • Susquehanna River Bridge Replacement (Phase 2) ($560,000,000)

    • Bush River Bridge Major Rehabilitation ($350,000,000)

    • Gunpowder River Bridge Major Rehabilitation ($480,000,000)

    • Baltimore Penn Station Master Plan ($120,000,000)

    • Baltimore & Potomac Tunnel Replacement: Enabling Components ($340,000,000)

    • Baltimore & Potomac Tunnel Replacement: The Tunnel Proper ($3,620,000,000)

Congressional Eye on Maryland
Rail Infrastructure