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Ohio Freight Train Derails, Causing Fiery Blast

Fire officials say a freight train carrying agricultural products derailed Wednesday morning in Columbus, Ohio, causing a fiery explosion and injuring at least two people.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/11/2012

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Police: Woman Struck, Killed By Train

Authorities say a woman was struck and killed by a train underneath a freeway overpass south of Flint.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/10/2012

A vintage postcard shows the train depot in Mt. Clemens in the 1900s (Credit: michigantransitmuseum.org)

All Aboard! Museum Offers Historic Train Ride Through Macomb County

Want to take a nostalgic trip on a 1930’s passenger car pulled by a real diesel locomotive?

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/24/2012

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Pedestrian Hit, Killed By Train In Oakland County

Authorities are investigating the death of a man who was hit by a train in Oakland County.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/06/2012

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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

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Stalled Train Blocks Traffic For 6 Hours

Exasperated motorists were relieved when a freight train that had been blocking two crossings on Detroit’s east side, finally moved after more than 6 hours.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/09/2012

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Amtrak Gets OK For 110 MPH Travel In Mich., Ind.

Amtrak says it’s gotten federal approval for its trains in western Michigan and northern Indiana to increase maximum speeds to 110 mph.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/08/2012

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