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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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Amtrak Train Days to Celebrate Reasons to Ride
In 2015, America's Railroad® is launching Amtrak Train Days (ATD) to celebrate with local communities why trains matter and reasons to ride. Due to the past success of the "National Train Day", Amtrak is expanding its community program from multiple events on a single day to individual events more >

Amtrak Train Days To Celebrate Reasons To Ride
In 2015, America's Railroad® is launching Amtrak Train Days (ATD) to celebrate with local communities why trains matter and reasons to ride. Due to the past success of the "National Train Day", Amtrak is expanding its community program from multiple events on a single day to individual events over more >

Saluki Train 390, Illini Train 393 and Carl Sandburg Trains 381 & 382 Business Class Equipment Substitution
Effective February 2 - 28, 2015 - During the month of February, Business Class service will be offered for Trains 381, 382, 393 and 390 on substitute railcars. The Business Class seating will be provided in a bi-level Superliner car. more >

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