• November 21, 2015 – MARP Membership Meeting, 10 a.m. to noon, Okemos Library, 4321 Okemos Rd, Okemos MI 48864. Following the business meeting, there will be a tour of the new East Lansing Amtrak Station.
• December – no meeting
MARP meetings are held in various places around the state in order to give everyone a chance to participate.
We post meetings announcements on the web with agenda information and travel information. We have archived meeting minutes so you can have a look at past topics covered.
• Oct. 16-18. 2015. NARP Fall Council & Membership Meeting, Crowne Plaza at Union Station, 123 West Louisiana St, Indianapolis IN 46255. On-Line Registration at narprail.org/events/narp-fall-council-meeting/
• Oct. 17, 2015. 13th Michigan Railroad History Conference Lansing Community College, West Campus, Lansing MI. Features a keynote presentation by Kevin P. Keefe titled “Motor City Limited” — Long before Amtrak, the Detroit-Chicago Route Defined Fast, Competitive Corridor Service.” More information at MichiganRailroadHistory.org
MARP members also frequently set up a booth at festivals, train shows and other events to spread the word about passenger rail in Michigan. Click here for the schedule. Contact Chuck Merckel firstname.lastname@example.org , to volunteer for the next show. Thanks.