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.
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.
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.
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.
Train was on way from St. Louis to Chicago. No serious injuries reported.
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Local and regional Amtrak systems along with their passengers, could suffer under a proposed Illinois budget for the 2016 fiscal year.
Amtrak says pickup truck driver went through cross arm signals at Washington Street.
Bruce Rauner’s budget could reduce number of trains between Chicago & St. Louis