All posts by Carolyn Ulstad

Report a blocked RR crossing

Fresh Tweet in from MDOT Rail!

Do you know that you can report a blocked RR crossing in the @USDOTFRA -created portal? They use the information you share to work together with railroads and others to come up with short and long-term solutions. Report your blocked crossing here:


Amtrak Service Alert! – Michigan City Station Closing

Michigan City, IN, Station Closing

Effective April 4, the Michigan City, IN, station will be closed and no longer served by Amtrak.

More frequent Amtrak service is available in New Buffalo, approximately 15 minutes east, along with free parking and trains on both our Wolverine and Blue Water routes, sponsored by the Michigan Department of Transportation.

New Buffalo Station:
226 N. Whittaker Street
New Buffalo, MI 49117

Alternate service to and from Chicago is available through the South Shore Line (NICTD) commuter rail from the Beverly Shores or Carroll Avenue stops. Visit for more information.