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.
Authorities say a woman was struck and killed by a train underneath a freeway overpass south of Flint.
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Authorities are investigating the death of a man who was hit by a train in Oakland County.
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.
Amtrak is temporarily altering schedules for its train routes in southeastern and western Michigan in order to repair parts of the tracks.
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.
Amtrak says it’s gotten federal approval for its trains in western Michigan and northern Indiana to increase maximum speeds to 110 mph.