State’s lease of railcars costing money while they remain unused

February 27, 2015

Twenty-three passenger railcars have been sitting unused since MDOT got them in 2010, raising question of whether they are a waste of Michigan money, or a good investment that could help Michigan in the future.

The state hopes to use them for the proposed commuter [trains] between Ann Arbor and Detroit, and between Ann Arbor and Howell.

Detroit Free Press Lansing reporter Paul Egan has been following the story and says these commuter rail [lines] are far from ready…

The rest of the story [interview and transcript] at Michigan Radio

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