Amtrak says it’s adding 18 trains in Michigan during the Thanksgiving holiday period.
Amtrak says the projects will cause some delays and modify schedules a bit … but the end result will be upgraded tracks and more reliable service.
More than 30 miles of new track will be installed in Michigan.
Officials in Washtenaw County are trying to figure out what caused a train and semi truck to collide in Ann Arbor Township.
The man told police he swerved to miss a deer and drove through a field and swamp before trying to cross the tracks.
Authorities say a 52-year-old man has died after being struck by an Amtrak passenger train in West Michigan.
Mud, trees and rocks hit an Amtrak passenger train traveling through Washington state Sunday morning, causing several cars to derail, according to a railway spokesman.
The Michigan Department of Transportation and Amtrak are saying full speed ahead on expanding the state’s high-speed train service.
Officials say a Chicago-bound Amtrak train collided with a farm tractor in southern Michigan, delaying the train for 95 minutes while authorities investigated the crash.
Amtrak is adding more trains on its Chicago-Michigan route to accommodate increased demand during the busy travel period at the end of December.