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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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Nippon Sharyo Manufacturing Opens Rail Car Production Facility In Rochelle, Illinois
Nippon Sharyo Manufacturing opened their expanded passenger rail car production facility, Shop 3, at the company’s Rochelle, Illinois, manufacturing plant. more >

Next phase of high-speed rail work to start this fall
The next phase of high-speed rail work is expected to start in September or October and could mean some temporary crossing closings. The work will include upgrading the "siding" tracks in Normal, McLean and Lexington more >

IDOT to Host a Public Meeting on August 7, 2014 in Braidwood
The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) will host a public meeting on Thursday, August 7, 2014 concerning the Illinois High-Speed Rail (HSR) Program. more >

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