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BALTIMORE — For Amtrak passengers in Baltimore, the Baltimore & Potomac Tunnel is like a jump back to medieval times. The train slows, tunnel walls close in, and take on the appearance of a dungeon, illuminated by occasional lights and brie...
Brian Schmidt, Assistant Editor Trains magazine
The linked map shows only the existing tunnel - and that's all that's available at the Overview Map link at the FRA page - http://bptunnel.com (hardly reassuring !). The recommendation for the new tunnel is Alternative 3B. Go here instead for the "B&P Tunnel December 2016 PowerPoint Presentation":
(It'd be nice if someone else actually went and 'source-checked' these kind of things; mudchicken also knows how that goes . . . ).
Fact checking is so 'yesterday' in today's world. Besides, what are facts in the world of alternative facts.
Never too old to have a happy childhood!
As of this past Tues. 11 Apr 2017 the link on the BPTunnel webpage - "View Selected Alternative" - was fixed to go to a more comprehensive map which shows the Selected Alternative 3B and the existing tunnel. (Yes, I contacted them about it.) Here's a link directly to it:
And here's the link to the main B&P Tunnel "Record Of Decision" page:
What do we do with the old tunnel?
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