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Best Train Trips In The USA

Train trips may take longer, but they are more affordable than flying and they offer unique glimpses of America’s vast countryside.

03/25/2014

D-Dot bus. (WWJ/Mike Campbell)

Guide To Detroit’s Public Transportation

As Detroit moves forward in an effort to improve regional transportation, if you take the time now you can find ways around the city and never have to sit behind the wheel.

03/01/2014

Amtrak train. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

1 Injured As Train Collides With Car On Railroad Tracks In Ypsilanti

Officials say the mother attempted to stop for the train, but part of the car was still on the tracks.

97.1 The Ticket–02/01/2014

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Amtrak Cancels Some Popular Michigan To Chicago Trains Due To Weather

Deteriorating conditions on freight railroad-owned routes used by Amtrak have led to additional cancellations to and from the Chicago area Tuesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/07/2014

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Amtrak Train Collides With Vehicle

An Amtrak train was shut down for more than two hours after striking a vehicle that was on a set of tracks in metro Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/02/2014

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Amtrak Adds 18 Michigan Trains For Thanksgiving

Amtrak says it’s adding 18 trains in Michigan during the Thanksgiving holiday period.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/09/2013

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Amtrak Improvements Will Cut 2 Hours From Detroit Trip To The Windy City

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/08/2013

Amtrak train - file photo. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Amtrak Prepares To Start Track Improvements

More than 30 miles of new track will be installed in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/04/2013

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Semi Truck Collides With Amtrak Train Causing Delays, No Injuries

Officials in Washtenaw County are trying to figure out what caused a train and semi truck to collide in Ann Arbor Township.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/25/2013

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SUV On Railroad Tracks Stops Amtrak For 2 Hours

The man told police he swerved to miss a deer and drove through a field and swamp before trying to cross the tracks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2013

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