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MARC Tickets For Inauguration On Sale Next Week

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Commemorative tickets for MARC train service to the presidential inauguration are set to go on sale next week.

Tickets are available online, or at the MTA transit store, beginning Monday at 8 a.m. The tickets, which must be bought in advance, are $25 each. They are limited to a maximum of 20 tickets per person.

All MARC service will operate as reserved trains on Jan. 21.

MARC Penn Line service will run eight morning trains departing from Baltimore's Penn Station every 30 minutes from 7:30 to 11 a.m. and 10 afternoon trains departing from D.C.'s Union Station from 1:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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