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Rail passenger service came to Maryland when the B&O began running trains between Baltimore and Ellicott City during 1830. After the big railroad companies scaled back and ended their local rail service during the 1950s, the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) supported commuter rail by subsidizing in various forms a variety of companies, including the B&O, Conrail, Amtrak, and others. In 1984 the state rebranded the service as MARC then gradually assumed more control of commuter rail in the area.
MARC 7100, model F7-A, rebuilt from B&O 293A / 4553, entered MDOT service 1981, later donated to B&O Museum
MARC 4900 to 4903, model AEM-7, entered service 1986
MARC 70 to 75, model GP39H-2, entered MARC service 1988
MARC 51 to 69, model GP40WH-2, entered MARC service 1992
MARC 4910 to 4915, model HHP8, entered service 2004
MARC 10 to 35, model MP36PH-3C, entered service 2009
MARC 80 to 87, model SC-44, entered service 2018
MARC Odds 'n Ends
Photos courtesy Dave Hiteshew: MARC 51, 53, 55, 57, 59, 60, 63, 66, 69, 72, 75, 1460, 4901, 4902, 4903, 4911, 4912, 4913, and 4915
Photo courtesy Dale J.: MARC 52
Photo credit Ryan Stavely: MARC 70, modified, displayed under creative commons license
+ = newest addition(s): MARC 305
MARC photos at RR Picture Archives site
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