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Amtrak files eminent domain suit to acquire four Baltimore properties for tunnel project

August 11, 2023
Amtrak Vermonter stop at the Montpelier, Vermont station.

Amtrak is seeking to use eminent domain statutes to seize control of four properties in Baltimore’s Bridgeview neighborhood to make way for the planned multi-billion-dollar replacement of a passenger rail tunnel that connects Baltimore and Washington, D.C. The National Railroad Passenger Corp., which does business as Amtrak, filed a complaint in U.S. District Court of Maryland Thursday asking the court to grant them possession of four properties in the 1000 block of North Payson Street.

Article Source: Baltimore Business Journal

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