A Day on the Rails

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A Day on the Rails

On Friday, December 1, 2017, Golden Limousine participated in the first eastbound trip from Ypsilanti to Detroit since 1984 on the Wolverine railroad route.

Headed by State Representative Ronnie Peterson, those invited were treated to a day on the Amtrak line and experienced what the future may look like with a stop in Ypsilanti for visitors, commuters, and residents throughout southeast Michigan.

The day started with a reception at Ypsilanti Freighthouse. Then, a little after 1:00 p.m., the train was boarded and bound for Detroit where the invitees were treated to a special tour of the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center and the Detroit Institute of Arts organized by Mary Kerr, President of the Ann Arbor Visitor and Convention Bureau, with transportation provided by Golden Limousine.

Back in Ypsi

The day ended on a high note as the train arrived at the Freighthouse Stop in Depot Town to the delight and amazement of friends and onlookers, the first time since the early 80s, with the hopes of the stop being a permanent feature in Ypsilanti in the near future.

View All the Pictures of the Day


What do you think of having a stop in Ypsilanti? We want to hear from you in the comments below!


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