Aug. 17 –  in conjunction with 4th Annual MI Rail Conference

Sept. 24Annual Meeting at Durand Union Station
SAVE THE DATE! MARP’s 43rd Annual Meeting will be held at Durand Union Station on Sept. 24 beginning at 10 a.m. John Robert Smith will be the keynote speaker. Mr. Smith is chair of Transportation for America and is working with the Southern Rail Commission in an initiative to restore Gulf Coast passenger train service.

Oct. 8 – Dowagiac, City Hall  with a visit to the Dowagiac Area Museum, 10 a.m. – Noon

Nov. 17 – Lapeer Amtrak / former GTW train station, 10 a.m. – Noon

December – Executive Committee

Jan. 14– Lansing REO Town Depot / former GTW Depot, 10 a.m. – Noon


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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