Amtrak

Man Dies After Being Hit By Amtrak Train

Authorities say a 52-year-old man has died after being struck by an Amtrak passenger train in West Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2013

Amtrak (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Amtrak Train Derails In Wash. State, No Injuries

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.

04/07/2013

(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Mich. Gearing Up For High-Speed Trains Expansion

The Michigan Department of Transportation and Amtrak are saying full speed ahead on expanding the state’s high-speed train service.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2013

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

Amtrak Train Hits Tractor In Michigan; No injuries

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/21/2012

The Amtrak Station in Dearborn. (Credit: WWJ Pat Sweeting)

Amtrak Adds Chicago-Michigan Trains For Holiday Travel

Amtrak is adding more trains on its Chicago-Michigan route to accommodate increased demand during the busy travel period at the end of December.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2012

Construction beings on the Troy Transit Center(credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Troy Breaks Ground On New Transit Center

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/27/2012

The Amtrak Station in Dearborn. (Credit: WWJ Pat Sweeting)

Thanksgiving Travelers Getting An Early Start

The road to celebrate Thanksgiving is already busy, with holiday travelers hopping the train out of town to their destinations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/19/2012

Bloomfield Twp Police Investigate 2 Fatal Weekend Accidents

Two accidents occurring within hours of each other claimed the lives of two people Saturday in Bloomfield Township.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/11/2012

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

(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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

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