Sneak peek the Summer 2010 newsletter


Summer 2010 stories include:  

  •  Improving Service   Amtrak adds two more trains to New Buffalo.
  •  Pere Marquette Sabotaged FBI investigates Amtrak train fire.
  • The Diners are Back! – Full dining car service returns to Amtrak‘s Lake Shore Limited.
  • More Trains? – Michigan seeks another Amtrak train.
  • Where’s Wally? – Proposed commuter rail line could become a reality in 2011.
  •  Stressing the Importance of Rail – State, federal and transportation officials meet to discuss rail projects.
  • Where’s the Beef? – Amtrak tests first biodiesel train, using beef by-products.
  • Improving Safety – Amtrak begins screening carry-on bags.
  • Workin’ on the Railroad – Amtrak to improve reliability and safety in the nation‘s rail hub.
  • Promising Jobs – New rail tunnel planned under Detroit River. 
  • Rediscovering the Railway – Michigan celebrates National Train Day.
  • Traveling in Style
  • Turning back the clock…. – MARP looks back at Michigan‘s past passenger rail operations.
  • Stepping Up – Tischbein named new Outreach Coordinator.
  • Time for a Change – MARP elections are coming up.
  • Wait a Minute . . . Notes from MARP‘s Membership Meetings.
  • Chairman’s Corner “It‘s Always Something”.
  • Widget – Web feature boosts an increase in passenger rail ridership.

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