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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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Public meeting on high speed rail set in Lincoln
LINCOLN — A public meeting to discuss Logan County crossing improvements as part of high-speed rail between Chicago and St. Louis will be Oct. 30 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 217 N. Lincoln. more >

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 >

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