TrainWeb.org Facebook Page
Amtrak - Silver Spring, MD



SILVER SPRING

MARYLAND

Note: Blue Ridge was replaced with MARC Commuter Train in Fall 1986.


Station Information:

Address

8100 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Location

38.99 N, 77.03 W

Elevation

104 m / 340 ft

Population

71,452 (Census 2010)

Building

Brick, Built in 1945

Condition

B&O depot exists, Currently MARC station

 

Amtrak Train Information:

Train Name Route

BLUE RIDGE

[ Washington, DC - Brunswick, MD - Martinsburg, WV ]

Blue Ridge was replaced with MARC Commuter Train in Fall 1986.

SHENANDOAH

[ Washington, DC - Cumberland, MD - Parkersburg, WV - Cincinnati, OH ]

Shenandoah was discontinued in 1981.

 

Urban Railroad:

Name Category

MTA - Maryland Transit Administration

Commuter Train (MARC)



The last Amtrak timetable showing Silver Springs Station (issued on April 27, 1986)

(Source: timetables.org 1986 National Railroad Passenger Corporation)



Former B&O Silver Spring Depot - Visited December 2, 2017

Photo 0001 Photo 0002

Station Entrance

B&O Silver Spring Depot

Photo 0003 Photo 0004

South Side

North Side

Photo 0005 Photo 0006

Former Platform - Looking North

Former Platform - Looking North

Photo 0007 Photo 0008

Platform Side

Traffic Control Box

Photo 0009 Photo 0010

Looking South (Washington, DC)

Looking North (Martinsburg, WV)

MARC Silver Spring Station - Visited December 2017

About 1,000 ft north of B&O depot, next to METRO Red Line Silver Spring Station

Photo 1 Photo 2

Photo 3 Photo 4



Silver Spring B&O Station - Looking South (August 1970)

Silver Spring B&O Station - Looking North (March 1972)




|   Station Search   |    Maryland State   |   Eliminated Stations   |   HOME   |