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Ian Thibodeau and Louis Aguilar The Detroit News Published 1:43 p.m. UTC Jun 11, 2018 The former Michigan Central Depot, long a symbol of Detroit blight, has been sold to Ford Motor Co. “This is an exciting time for the city and an exciting time for Ford," Ford spokesman Said Deep said. "We look forward to sharing our plans for MCS and for Corktown. And we’ll do all that June 19." Matthew Moroun, heir to his father's transportation and logistics businesses, provided details of the deal at a Monday morning press conference in front of the towering and blighted former station in the city's Corktown neighborhood. The train station and the adjacent book depository building that's part of the purchase will be key parts of Ford Motor Co.'s goal to create a Detroit urban campus, according to multiple sources familiar with the plans. Its operations will remain centered in Deaborn. Ford has been amassing properties in the Corktown to form a … [Read more...] about It’s official: Ford will move into former train station
PUBLISHED: 11:06 06 June 2018 | UPDATED: 11:06 06 June 2018 Wh Smith has reported a fall in high street sales in its third quarter results. Picture: Philip Toscano/PA Wire A strong performance in WH Smith’s travel arm helped offset a decline in high street sales. The retailers reported a 4% rise in group sales over the 13 weeks to June 2, while like-for-like sales grew 1%. The figures were supported by an 8% rise in its travel business – encompassing shops in places like train stations and airports – where like-for-like sales grew 3%. It offset a 1% drop in total and like-for-like sales in high street stores in the quarter – but WH Smith stressed that it was its “quietest trading period”. It further defended the discrepancy by reporting gross margins have continued to improve and cost savings have been delivered in line with its plans. Chief executive Stephen Clarke said: “We have delivered a good sales performance in the third quarter in … [Read more...] about WH Smith’s train station and airport sales lift high street decline
Published May 27, 2018 Transportation Associated Press Facebook Twitter Comments Print article This May 25, 2018 photo shows the old Michigan Central Station in Detroit. Ford Motor Co. board member Edsel B. Ford II has said the company was in talks with the train station's owner about buying it, but some won't believe it until they see the Dea ( AP ) Expand DETROIT (AP) — The last train left Michigan Central Station 30 years ago and it has stood vacant ever since, a hulking embodiment of Detroit's long decline from America's manufacturing engine to its biggest municipal bankruptcy. Continue Reading Below The 105-year-old building that once handled all of Detroit's passenger rail traffic closed in 1988 due to a decline in ridership and took on a new life in the subsequent years as a must-see destination for urban explorers, the homeless and scavengers, who picked it clean of anything valuable. After years of failed short-lived plans to … [Read more...] about Detroit’s vacant train station may get new life
By Sarah Favot | PUBLISHED: May 10, 2018 at 8:03 pm | UPDATED: May 11, 2018 at 11:22 am A new Metrolink Station at Hollywood Burbank Airport will connect the Antelope Valley and Union Station by way of the San Fernando Valley, creating convenience and saving time for commuters, officials said Thursday. City and transit leaders dedicated the line’s new Metrolink station to former L.A. County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, who played an integral role in establishing the station. Metro Board Chair and L.A. Mayor, Eric Garcetti, dedicated the new Burbank Airport-North Metrolink Station that will open Monday, May 14. 2018. (Photo by Gene Blevins for the Los Angeles Daily News) Officials and community stakeholders dedicated the new Burbank Airport-North Metrolink Station that will open Monday, May 14. New state of the art tickets booths are part of the new Burbank Airport-North Metrolink Station (Photo by Gene Blevins, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) SoundThe gallery … [Read more...] about New Metrolink rail station connects Antelope Valley to Hollywood Burbank Airport