The Gregarious Railfan
Battle Creek, MI   49017 (population, 52,347)        

GPS: N 42.31879, W 85.18819   Google map   

Scanner: CN 160.530 [28], 160.590 [32], 161.220 [74], 160.845 [49]; NS 160.800 [46], 160.980 [58],
161.070 [64]

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   

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
.           Railfan Guides of the U.S. Battle Creek Page   
.              Railfanning Battle Creek, Mi with Amtrak 365 Amtrak 351 and Amtrak 350      
Railroads of Battle Creek - Pure Michigan Trains               
Battle Creek Amtrak Station