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

NTSB: Derailed Michigan Train Was On Wrong Track

Federal officials say an Amtrak train that derailed in southwestern Michigan last weekend was on the wrong track due to a reversed switch.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/24/2012

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Amtrak Train Derails Sending Several People To Area Hospitals

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/21/2012

Earvin "Magic" Johnson (Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Magic Johnson Behind Detroit Development Plan

Hall-of-Fame basketball player turned businessman Earvin “Magic” Johnson is part of a group that’s submitted a proposal to redevelop the former Michigan State Fairgrounds site in Detroit.

CBS Detroit–08/31/2012

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

Amtrak Expands eTicket Offering

Electronic tickets are now accepted on every Amtrak train.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/30/2012

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NY Man Takes Responsibility For Mich. Amtrak Crash

A New York semi-truck driver has admitted responsibility and been fined for a February Amtrak crash in southern Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/14/2012

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Project To Eliminate Detroit Area Rail Congestion

Rail congestion along a Detroit Amtrak route is expected to be alleviated with the addition of a new track to separate the movement of freight and passenger trains.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/12/2012

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Reports: February Amtrak Crash Cost About $2.3M

Reports submitted to the Federal Railroad Administration estimate that a crash involving an Amtrak train in southern Michigan caused nearly $2.3 million in damage.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2012

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

US Spending $551M For Double-Deck Amtrak Rail Cars

The Obama administration is putting out a $551 million request for bids for 130 new U.S.-made double-deck passenger rail cars to serve Amtrak routes in Michigan and other states.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2012

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Amtrak Changing Train Schedules In Michigan

Amtrak is temporarily altering schedules for its train routes in southeastern and western Michigan in order to repair parts of the tracks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/25/2012

Driver Dies In Collision With Amtrak Train

Authorities say the driver of a car near Lansing has died after the vehicle was hit by an Amtrak train heading from Chicago to Port Huron.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/17/2012

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