Streetcars have officially returned to Detroit after a 61 year absence! The M-1 Rail QLINE officially opened to the public on May 12 with great fanfare and immediate crowds enthusiastic to ride for the first time. Speakers during the grand opening captured the sentiment well: “Let’s celebrate this victory and let this be the first …
Construction is currently underway for Michigan’s first streetcar in sixty years!
The M-1 Rail streetcar project, once completed in 2016, will provide modern electric streetcar service every 8-12 minutes between downtown Detroit and the New Center area.
While construction creates a bit of a headache, the M-1 Rail team is doing everything they can do speed construction and minimize disruptions.