U.S., Amtrak Cardinal History: Just Sold By CSX, ‘George Washington’s Railroad’ Was Impressive

By J. Bruce Richardson, Corridor Rail Development Corporation; March 31, 2021 Hyperbole was nothing new for competitive railroads in the…

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U.S., Amtrak History: Routes That Have Come and Gone, Part Eight

By J. Bruce Richardson, Corridor Rail Development Corporation; March 11, 2021 Amtrak is 50 years old this May. That’s a…

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U.S., Amtrak History: Routes That Have Come and Gone, Part Seven

By J. Bruce Richardson, Corridor Rail Development Corporation; March 4, 2021 Amtrak is 50 years old this May. That’s a…

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U.S., Amtrak History: Routes That Have Come and Gone, Part Six

By J. Bruce Richardson, Corridor Rail Development Corporation; February 3, 2021 Part Six Amtrak is 50 years old this May.…

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U.S., Michigan: Is Ann Arbor-Traverse City Train Plan Still On Track?

By Craig Manning, The Traverse Ticker; November 8, 2020 A project aimed at revitalizing passenger rail in northern Michigan is…

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Canada, Ontario: Canadian Pacific Railway purchases full control of Detroit River Rail Tunnel

By Dave Battagello, Windsor Star; October 16, 2020 Canadian Pacific Railway announced Friday it has purchased full control of Windsor’s…

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U.S., North Dakota: Detroit drug dealers have arrived on Amtrak trains

By Andrea Johnson, Staff Writer, Minot Daily News; June 29, 2020 A Ward County Narcotics Task Force Officer acknowledged under…

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U.S., Amtrak: Midwest Service Changes, Effective March 19 & 21

A press release from Amtrak; March 18, 2020: Modified schedules in Wisconsin, Illinois and Michigan, to and from Chicago Amtrak…

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U.S., Michigan: Amtrak blames freight trains for passenger delays getting worse

By Bill Laitner, Detroit Free Press; February 24, 2020 Americans who travel by train know all about this: Never in…

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Precision Scheduled Railroading: How Conrail Showed the Way

By Jim Blaze, Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; October 30, 2019 Before CN or CSX rolled out Precision Scheduled Railroading…

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Michigan Department of Transportation dropping effort to move Greyhound to Detroit Amtrak Station

By Eric D. Lawrence, Detroit Free Press; September 19, 2019 Greyhound is staying put. The Michigan Department of Transportation is…

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Regional Transit Authority updates its master transit plan for Southeast Michigan

By Aaron Mondry, Curbed Detroit; July 15, 2019 After failing to pass a regional transit millage in 2016, the Regional…

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Michigan Central and the rebirth of Detroit

By Jonathan Marcus, BBC News; July 10, 2019 Rick Novasky has never forgotten the day back in the 1980s when…

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Real Estate Insider: Michigan Department Of Transportation gearing up for Amtrak property RFP in Detroit

By Kirk Pinho, Crain’s Detroit Business; June 18, 2019 The Michigan Department of Transportation is nearing a request for proposals…

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Update on historic Michigan Central train station’s transformation into Ford’s Detroit campus

By Benjamin Raven, mlive.com; May 23, 2019 To date, crews working to transform the once-doomed Michigan Central Station into Ford’s…

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Ohio and Michigan: What would it cost for rail service linking Toledo, Detroit, and Ann Arbor?

By David Patch, The Toledo Blade; April 16, 2019 Establishing 79-mph passenger trains on a T-shaped network linking Toledo with…

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Investigate new passenger rail between Toledo and Detroit

By The Editorial Board, The Toledo Blade; April 8, 2019 Exploring the opening of passenger rail service between Toledo and…

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Detroit studies restoring passenger trains to Michigan Central Station

By Joel Kurth and Chastity Pratt Dawsey, Detroit Journalism Cooperative, Bridge Magazine; April 3, 2019 DETROIT –  More than 30…

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Trans-border: Could passenger train service between Detroit and Toronto reopen?

By Aaron Mondry, Curbed Detroit; April 1, 2019 There hasn’t been passenger rail connecting Detroit and Toronto since the late…

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Economist: ‘Strong case’ for passenger rail viability to Traverse City, Michigan

BY SHERI MCWHIRTER, Traverse City Record Eagle; November 28, 2018 TRAVERSE CITY — A standing-room-only crowd packed into a library…

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Ford picks architectural, construction partners for Michigan Central Station restoration in Detroit

By Ken Haddad, WDIV ClickOnDetroit.com; November 8, 2018 DETROIT – Ford has announced its architectural and construction partners for the Michigan Central…

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Editorial: Make Toledo-to-Detroit train a reality

By The Editorial Board, The Toledo Blade; November 4, 2018 Anyone who has pounded a steering wheel in frustration trying…

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Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments will consider studying rail line between Toledo, Detroit

By David Patch, The Toledo Blade; October 30, 2018 Inspired in part by an analysis recently conducted of potential passenger-train…

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In decaying Detroit station, echoes of Buffalo’s Central Terminal

By Mark Sommer, Staff Reporter, The Buffalo News; September 9, 2018 DETROIT – The once-gleaming train station had been a…

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