Double Tracking

MDOT is proposing to leave roughly 160 miles of single track between Porter, IN and Ypsilanti, MI. This means a loss of flexibility in scheduling, potential for cascading delays, and a loss of potential growth.

Advanced dispatching and signaling help mitigate, but do not eliminate, these limits. The estimated cost to add double track is $320 million and the EIS represents a 20-year plan that can be done in independent phases.

Why not include the ability to grow?

A Wolverine Corridor that is double tracked would allow for flexibility, frequent service, and reliability that is not possible to achieve with a single track.

Click here to tell MDOT to think long-term.

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