The Maryland Transit Administration and an Amtrak spokesman have confirmed the incident to the Baltimore News Journal, saying that all rail traffic has been temporarily suspended due to a train derailment.
Officials say the lead wheels on one of the trains came off the rails at around 7 p.m. ET. The train has about 160 passengers on board. No injuries have been reported.
Buses are now en route to thew BWI-Marshall Airport station to transfer passengers off MARC 544.
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— MTA Maryland (@mtamaryland) November 19, 2013