Travel By Train For Your Next VacationTo get better acquainted with Amtrak, the nation’s railroad service, here’s a simple yet very helpful guide to understanding how get onboard a passenger train.
This App Will Plan Your Entire TripInstead of spending hours tabbing through travel sites, hit Rome2Rio: an oracle-like web/app that maps out the exact planes, trains, and automobiles (with fares) to take between any two places on the planet.
The Most Luxurious Train Safari In The WorldFor your next luxury vacation, consider traveling by train. Rovos Rail brings the luxury and decadence of the olden days back to your trip, in their train safari.
All Aboard: The World's Most Amazing Train TripsThe inherent beauty of train travel is that it's often more about the journey (and the spectacular scenery along the way) than the actual destination. When your fare includes butler service, gourmet meals, and access to elegant bar cars, rest assured these six train trips are worth dropping a month's salary on.
The World's Coolest Train StationsDespite the abundance of public transportation options, trains remain a popular and consistent way to travel easily. Check out the world's coolest train stations.
Amtrak Prepares To Start Track ImprovementsMore than 30 miles of new track will be installed in Michigan.
Train Hopping Remains A Secretive, Dangerous Trend"The whole point is to be a ninja."
Call For Bids On Next Generation Of LocomotivesA group of states forging ahead with plans for high-speed passenger rail have put out a call for bids for the production of 35 next-generation locomotives.
Best Railroad Experiences Near Detroit For KidsAll aboard for the ultimate in family fun -- an authentic train ride that provides a memorable experience for everyone.
Mich. Gearing Up For High-Speed Trains ExpansionThe Michigan Department of Transportation and Amtrak are saying full speed ahead on expanding the state's high-speed train service.
Amtrak Expands eTicket OfferingElectronic tickets are now accepted on every Amtrak train.
All Aboard! Museum Offers Historic Train Ride Through Macomb CountyWant to take a nostalgic trip on a 1930’s passenger car pulled by a real diesel locomotive?
US OKs $150M Toward Chicago-Detroit Fast TrainU.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says he's awarded $150 million to Michigan to buy a rail line for high-speed passenger service between Chicago and Detroit.
Gov't OKs Nearly $200M For High-Speed Chicago-Detroit RailPeople who ride the train from Detroit to Chicago will be traveling a little faster.
Will Michigan Welcome High-Speed Rail?Boarding the Amtrak train at the Royal Oak platform, WWJ's Ron Dewey asked passengers what they think of a plan to bring high-speed rail to Michigan.