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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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Chicago High Speed Rail Line Gets Funded
Illinois’ high speed rail dreams got a few steps closer to reality this week – 102 million steps closer, in fact, as Illinois Governor Pat Quinn announced a $102 million investment by the state to improve the state’s railways in anticipation of a faster rail line that more >

Governor Quinn Invests $102 Million in High-Speed Rail Upgrades on Chicago-St. Louis Line
Governor Pat Quinn announced a $102 million investment from the Illinois Jobs Now! capital program to improve system performance and reliability on a key segment of the Chicago-to-St. Louis high-speed rail line. more >

Select Lincoln Service Trains Replaced with Chartered Buses between Springfield and St. Louis on September 3 and 4, 2014
Possible Delays through November 15, 2014. Railroad track and signal upgrades being performed by Union Pacific Railroad will affect Lincoln Service trains. more >

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