Timeline - 2014

February: FN Tower in Trenton Michigan is torn down. This was the former crossing of the Michigan Central, Lake Shore, DT&I and D&TSL. [MRF-07/15]

July 28, 2014. Detroit breaks ground on its new light-rail line, the M-1, running along Woodward Ave. between Grand Blvd. and Congress, a distance of 3.3 miles. The line will pass the Detroit Amtrak Station.

November: Canadian Pacific approaches CSX about merging the two railroads. The offer is rebuffed by CSX leadership. [WSJ]




 Timeline Key:

  • Railroad event in Michigan
  • Event relating to mining
  • Event related to car ferries
  • Event outside of Michigan
  • Improvement in Technology
  • Railroad built or extended
  • Railroad abandoned and/or removed
  • Economic panic or depression