16 January – REO Town Depot (former Grand Trunk Depot), Lansing

February – Cancelled

12 March – Cleary’s Pub, Howell

16 April – New Buffalo Library

May – Jackson tentative, details TBA

11 June –Amtrak Station, Dearborn

July – Executive Committee

17 August – tentative Marquette, in conjunction with 4th Annual MI Rail Conference

24 September –Annual Meeting at Durand Union Station

8 October – Dowagiac

November – TBA

December – Executive Committee



• 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
• 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


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 , to volunteer for the next show. Thanks.

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