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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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Select Lincoln Service Trains Replaced with Chartered Buses between Springfield and St. Louis September 30 and October 1 through 10, 2014
Possible Delays through December 15, 2014. Railroad track and signal upgrades being performed by Union Pacific Railroad will affect Lincoln Service trains. more >

Joliet Amtrak Station Moves to a Temporary Facility Across the Street from the Silver Cross Field Baseball Park
Effective Friday, September 26, 2014. The Joliet, Illinois, Amtrak ticket office and boarding platform is relocated to accommodate a long-term construction project. The temporary station is located on the northwest corner of East Jefferson St. and Mayor Art Schulz Drive (formerly more >

Governor Quinn Marks Milestone of Major High - Speed Rail Track Work Between Chicago and St. Louis
GRANITE CITY–Governor Pat Quinn today marked a significant milestone in the construction of major high-speed rail track work between Chicago and St. Louis. The Governor was joined by Union Pacific Railroad officials as the last segment of track and ties were replaced. Today’s event is part more >

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