Battle Creek, MI 49017 (population, 52,347)
GPS: N 42.31879, W 85.18819 Google map
Scanner: CN 160.530 , 160.590 , 161.220 , 160.845 ; NS 160.800 , 160.980 ,
Railroad: Canadian National (GTW) Midwest Division, South Bend Sub
Description: Battle Creek is located in central lower Michigan. CN and NS main line operations between Port
Huron/Detroit and Chicago are here.
Approximate # trains per 24 hours: 50 Freight + 8 Amtrak (The Wolverine from Pontiac & Detroit 3 times per
day in each direction. Also the Blue Water from Port Huron once per day in each direction.
Fast Food and Chain Restaurants: Located along both Capitol Ave. and Beckley Rd south near I-94.
Lodging: Railfan Motels.com
Floobydust: Battle Creek is home to major breakfast cereal manufacturers – Kellogg’s, Post, and a division of Ralston-
Visitor Info: Calhoun Visitors Bureau
Battle Creek map courtesy of Todd Sestero
|Battle Creek Amtrak Station