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.
Amtrak is temporarily altering schedules for its train routes in southeastern and western Michigan in order to repair parts of the tracks.
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.
Amtrak says it’s gotten federal approval for its trains in western Michigan and northern Indiana to increase maximum speeds to 110 mph.
Amtrak says full passenger service has been restored between Detroit and Chicago, one day after one of its trains slammed into a truck that was stuck on the tracks in southern Michigan.
Only minor injuries reported after an Amtrak train collided with a semi trailer and derailed on its way from Pontiac to Chicago.
Metro Detroiters getting a head start on the holiday travel rush are taking the Amtrak passenger train out of town.
Amtrak trains in Michigan have set new ridership records for the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30 and collected $27.7 million in ticket revenue.
M-DOT, Amtrak and Greyhound will be showing off the new Pontiac Transportation Center Monday afternoon.
Hundreds of passengers on board an Amtrak train headed from Chicago to metro Detroit made an unexpected stop in Battle Creek, thanks to the storms.