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Union Tunnel

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Union Tunnel

Northbound MARC train 544(26) starts in on number 1 track of the 1934-built New Union Tunnel at Baltimore, July 26, 2016

Photo by George Pitz, used with permission

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BH Photo #359306

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on Amtrak (former Penn Central/PRR)
Location
Baltimore, Maryland
Status
Open to traffic
History
First tunnel begun 1866, opened 1873; second bore completed 1934
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- Commuter Rail
- Conrail (CR)
- Maryland Area Regional Commuter (MARC)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 3,410.0 ft. (0.6 mi.)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.30596, -76.60549   (decimal degrees)
39°18'21" N, 76°36'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/361574/4351959 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 72934 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 26, 2016: Added by Alexander D. Mitchell IV

Sources 

  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV