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.
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.
Electronic tickets are now accepted on every Amtrak train.
A New York semi-truck driver has admitted responsibility and been fined for a February Amtrak crash in southern Michigan.
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.
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.
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.