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Welcome to the Illinois High-Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail website. This site has been created to facilitate public input and provide information about the process and schedule. We invite you to explore the site regarding these studies.

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  • This video has been developed by the Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) to provide a broad overview of the Track Renewal Train (TRT) construction process. Some of the content within this video may not apply to the Illinois High-Speed Rail Construction.


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Illinois High-Speed Rail Work to Disrupt Some Amtrak Routes
Illinois transportation officials say that work to increase rail speeds to 110 mph will mean service changes for some Amtrak trains between Chicago and St. Louis. more >

Lincoln Service and Texas Eagle Service Changes between St. Louis and Chicago - June 17 - June 22, 2015
As work continues to bring 110 mph speeds to the Lincoln Service, track and signal upgrades being performed by Union Pacific Railroad will affect the Lincoln Service and Texas Eagle. more >

Market Street bridge detour in place another 90 days
BLOOMINGTON — Some store owners and managers will have to contend for at least another 90 days with a detour that has rerouted traffic away from their businesses while the nearby West Market Street railroad bridge is being rebuilt. more >

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