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.
Let’s get on with business. That’s what the latest mayor of Troy is saying, following the recent recall election of Mayor Janice Daniels.
The road to celebrate Thanksgiving is already busy, with holiday travelers hopping the train out of town to their destinations.
Two accidents occurring within hours of each other claimed the lives of two people Saturday in Bloomfield Township.
Federal officials say an Amtrak train that derailed in southwestern Michigan last weekend was on the wrong track due to a reversed switch.
There were more than 170 passengers and four crew members on board when Train number 350 ran off the tracks shortly after 10:00 Sunday morning.
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