Winter 2008 MARP member newsletter

Winter 2008 stories include:

  • Michigan Central Rejected – What does the future hold for Amtrak’s Michigan services after STB rejects NS and Watco for Michigan Central Railway
  • Plans approved – New Buffalo developer receives approval to construct platform for new train station
  • Pulling Out? – Livingston County reconsiders on WALLY project
  • Ridership soars – Michigan Amtrak trains see another strong increase of passengers
  • Taking Action – MARP takes action on Canadian National’s purchase of Elgin, Joliet & Eastern
  • Studyng Intermodal Transportation – Dearborn studies new transportation center and high speed rail service
  • Back on Track – Renovation of Jackson’s historic Amtrak Station resumes
  • Transportation Riders United – MARP’s Urban Partner

Published quarterly, The Michigan Passenger serves as the official publication of the Michigan Association of Railroad Passengers. Copies of the publication can be found at every Amtrak station in the state of Michigan as well as locations having interest in passenger rail such as local libraries, hobby stores and city halls. To receive this publication at your home or business, you must become a member of MARP. Join by filling out the application in the About MARP section of this website.