Perryville station

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MARC commuter rail station
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Perryville Station; June 9, 2009.
Location 650 Broad Street
Perryville, MD 21903
Coordinates 39°33′30″N 76°04′18″W / 39.5583°N 76.0717°W / 39.5583; -76.0717Coordinates: 39°33′30″N 76°04′18″W / 39.5583°N 76.0717°W / 39.5583; -76.0717
Owned by Amtrak
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 4
Connections Cecil County The Bus Perryville Connection
Opened 1905(PW&B)
Rebuilt 1992
Passengers (2013) 187 (MARC)
Preceding station   MARC   Following station
Penn Line Terminus
  Former services  
Pennsylvania Railroad
Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore Railroad
toward Philadelphia

Perryville is a passenger rail station in Perryville, Maryland, served by MARC Train's Penn Line. The station is located on the southern part of the Northeast Corridor, however Amtrak does not service the station. A single Amtrak train—Northeast Regional #151—stops at Perryville to board MARC ticket holders.[1] The station is also the northernmost in the MARC system and the terminus for the Penn Line.[2]


A Metroliner passes through Perryville station in 1979

The Perryville station was originally built by the Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore Railroad in 1905 and adopted by the Pennsylvania Railroad, and is located within a wye for the PW&B's Port Deposit Branch. When Amtrak took over passenger service in 1971, the station was closed but later in the decade became a stop for the Chesapeake between Washington D.C., and Philadelphia, until it was acquired by MARC.[3] The station was remodeled to its original specifications in 1992,[4] and is located near an Amtrak maintenance facility.

The station also contains the Perryville Railroad Museum, open on Sunday afternoons, which includes a model train layout and exhibits about the history of railroads in Perryville.


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