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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

Getty Images-File. (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

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

(credit: CITIZEN PATRIOT / J. SCOTT PARK)

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

(credit: CITIZEN PATRIOT / J. SCOTT PARK)

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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