Closings update BLIZZARD OF 1996

January 10, 1996

Schools:

Anne Arundel County: closed

Baltimore City: closed

Baltimore County: closed, except for administration

Carroll County: closed

Harford County: closed

Howard County: closed

Local government:

Anne Arundel County: closed

Baltimore City: closed

Baltimore County: open, but with a liberal leave policy in effect

Carroll County: closed

Harford County: closed

Howard County: closed

Postal Service:

Individual post offices are expected to be open today, and employees are expected to report as usual; home delivery depends on condition of side streets.

State and federal offices:

Open

Airport:

Baltimore-Washington International Airport expects normal operations after reopening at 6 p.m. yesterday with two runways. Five planes landed and five took off yesterday between noon and 1:45 p.m.

Amtrak:

Returning to normal weekday schedule; delays expected. Metroliner service will run on a modified schedule of every two hours between Washington and New York instead every hour. Both the 10:05 a.m. southbound express train from New York and the 11:05 northbound express train from Washington are canceled. Also, the 8 a.m. train from New York and the 4 p.m. train from Washington will stop in Princeton Junction and Trenton, N.J.

Buses and subways:

Increased MTA service from yesterday's 20 bus lines to a goal of about 35 of the 56 lines in the Baltimore metropolitan region. Routes that are scheduled include 2, 3, 5, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 17, 19, 22, 23, 24, 44, 120, 150 and 160. Passengers should allow extra travel time and use caution in getting on and off buses. Call 539-5000 for detailed information.

Light rail: Regular schedule between Timonium and Cromwell Station, 5 a.m. to 11 p.m.

MARC: Holiday schedule on Penn and Brunswick lines; no service on Camden line.

Subway: Metro will operate between Mondawmin and Johns Hopkins Hospital stations between 5 a.m. and midnight. Bus service will connect the Owings Mills and Reisterstown Plaza stations with the Mondawmin station.

Commuter bus service: Regular schedule on some commuter bus service from surrounding suburbs to Baltimore and Washington. Bus lines scheduled include 120, 130, 150, 160, 210, 310, 311, 320, 410, 411, 420, 921, 922 and 923.

Shopping centers and malls: Will try to open for regular hours today, weather permitting. Towson Town Center, Marley Station, Annapolis Mall, Harborplace, Owings Mills Mall and the Mall in Columbia plan to keep to a normal schedule, but will make a final decision this morning before 10.

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