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Howard Street Tunnel
Stacking freight rail cars two high is now a reachable reality in Maryland, as the state and CSX have come up with enough funding to expand the Howard Street Tunnel, which leads to the Port of Baltimore.
Even tunnels want to be taller.
CSX and the state of Maryland are asking for federal money to expand the Howard Street Tunnel in Baltimore to fit double-stack trains.
A plan to expand the Howard Street Tunnel isn’t completely off the table, but CSX says a path forward is dependent on a solution that meets the long-term goals of the railroad,