Rail operator MARC using new and rebuilt locos for Maryland commuters

MARYLAND commuter rail operator Maryland Area Regional Commuter (MARC) has recently taken delivery of eight Siemens-built SC44 ‘Charger’ diesel electric locos. 

These are currently largely used ‘under the wires’ between Baltimore and Washington DC on Penn Line services. 

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New MARC ‘Charger’ number 80 at Odenton on June 19 with a Baltimore-bound train. KEITH FENDER

MARC has replaced all of its older AEM7 electric locos with the new diesels, but has refurbished its more modern HHP 8 electric locos. 

Read more in the September 2019 issue of The RM – on sale now!

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