Michigan's costs for Amtrak service due to increase

8:31 pm
Sun January 27, 2013

Michigan's costs for Amtrak service due to increase

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Ridership is up for Amtrak, including two routes that travel through Kalamazoo and Battle Creek.
Lansing - Michigan's costs for passenger rail service will quadruple this fall under a federal act requiring the state to subsidize its busiest Amtrak route. The 4-year-old law shifts an annual subsidy of about $25 million from the federal government to the state.