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Tentative Plan to Keep Amtrak Running in Kansas and Missouri

Amtrak routes across Kansas and Missouri could keep running under a tentative agreement reached in a dispute over federally required safety systems

07/06/2015

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Amtrak Unsure Whether Gov. Rauner Will Cut State Funding

Gov. Bruce Rauner has said he wants to reduce Amtrak train service in the state starting July 1, but the Illinois Department of Transportation hasn’t informed the national rail line about any cuts.

06/17/2015

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Illinois High-Speed Rail Work to Disrupt Some Amtrak Routes

Illinois transportation officials say that work to increase rail speeds to 110 mph will mean service changes for some Amtrak trains between Chicago and St. Louis.

06/12/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 13:  Investigators and first responders work near the wreckage of Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188, from Washington to New York, that derailed yesterday May 13, 2015 in north Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At least six people were killed and more than 200 others were injured in the crash.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

NTSB: Amtrak Engineer Didn’t Use Cellphone Before Crash

The engineer driving an Amtrak train wasn’t using his cellphone to talk, text or download data just before the train derailed in Philadelphia last month, safety investigators said Wednesday.

06/10/2015

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Union Pacific Freight Train Derails in Eureka, Causes Delays on Amtrak

St. Louis County Police and the Eureka Fire Protection District say about two dozen cars in the middle of the eastbound, 98-car train derailed, just before two this afternoon.

06/09/2015

The Amtrak Texas Eagles crashed near Wilmington, Illinois on June 5, 2015 (CBS Radio Chicago)

Amtrak’s Texas Eagle Crashes in Northern Illinois

Train was on way from St. Louis to Chicago. No serious injuries reported.

06/05/2015

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Romantic Getaway Guide To Montreal

No other city in North America reminds visitors of Paris and European culture than Montreal, less than an hour drive from the U.S.-Canadian border.

06/03/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 13:  Investigators and first responders work near the wreckage of Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188, from Washington to New York, that derailed yesterday May 13, 2015 in north Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At least six people were killed and more than 200 others were injured in the crash.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Engineer of Philadelphia Train a Mizzou Grad

Graduated from Mizzou business school in 2006.

05/14/2015

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Illinois Budget Cuts May Affect Amtrak, Residents

Local and regional Amtrak systems along with their passengers, could suffer under a proposed Illinois budget for the 2016 fiscal year.

05/01/2015

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One Killed At Alton Railroad Crossing

Amtrak says pickup truck driver went through cross arm signals at Washington Street.

03/15/2015

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