Is the railroad tracks located in the residential area off of "Webster" in Royal Oak active? Thank you

Asked by LRoe, Utica, MI Sun Jan 5, 2014

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Pat Teeley, Agent, Royal Oak, MI
Sun Jan 5, 2014
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Yes, they are active train tracks and although they are very close there, you actually hear the trains in many parts of Royal Oak.
I live in the downtown area and we certainly hear them here. It is something that you do get used to and after awhile, don't even notice.
I currently have a home listed in that neighborhood and that homeowner agrees that they don't notice it anymore.
Let me know if you have any other questions specific to Royal Oak neighborhoods.
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Nancy Robins…, Agent, Royal Oak, MI
Sat Feb 22, 2014
The trains, both passenger and freight pass through altogether about 5-6 times per day during the week. Less on weekends. They start at about 6 AM and finalizing about 10 PM.
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Sun Jan 5, 2014
Leanne is correct. I once lived off the tracks in Royal Oak. After awhile, you hardly notice they ever come by. All part of the Royal Oak experience.
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LeAnne Smits, Agent, Royal Oak, MI
Sun Jan 5, 2014
Good morning. Yes, there is an active train that runs through Royal Oak, Birmingham, Ferndale, etc. You can catch a train to Chicago! There are both passenger trains and trains that transport that come through. Feel free to call my cell 248.320.0811 with other questions about the area. I would be very happy to help figure out what area would work for you.
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Hello there! Ditto on the tracks being an "active" commuter & freight route. However, as a little boy growing up with the 8 wheeled steam locomotives rolling past that same stop daily, the Grand Trunk Railroad used to run commuters to downtown Detroit and north past Pontiac on a daily schedule. Now those trains are diesel/electric and serviced by Amtrak. They run through various cities including Dearborn, Ann Arbor and Albion on it's way to Chicago, and back again. You will barely notice it after a few weeks. It becomes like background noise. As a lifelong resident of Royal Oak I live and work in the community I was born in. Feel free to call me anytime (248)761-0455 for much more info about Royal Oak and surrounding communities. It's a great place to live, work!!
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