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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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In the News: Safety upgrades qualify Third St. rail corridor for 'quiet zone'
(State Journal-Register) SPRINGFIELD - The city of Springfield would have to ask the Federal Railroad Administration for approval of a "quiet zone" once the work is completed in 2017. more >

In the News: Multi-Modal Station On Schedule
(WBGZ Radio) ALTON - The new Alton Regional MultiModal Transportation Center is moving toward a completion date in a little more than six months. After years of working on the project in offices, ground was broken a little more than a year ago. more >

Amtrak Lincoln Service and Texas Eagle Service Changes November 17, 18 and 19, 2016
As construction continues to bring 110 mph speeds to the Lincoln Service, track work will affect the Lincoln Service and Texas Eagle between Chicago and St. Louis, with chartered buses replacing trains in some instances. more >

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