Amtrak Cuts Illinois Nearly $5 Million DealThere won't be passenger rail service interruptions due to Illinois' budget impasse -- at least not this year.
Amtrak Trains Rolling Again In MissouriSt. Louis to Kansas City service had been halted when flooding was at its peak
Amtrak Ridership Drops In IllinoisChicago-STL line down 5%. Analysts blame low gas prices.
Amtrak Work On Line Between Chicago & St. Louis DelayedBridge construction for high-speed rail now set for October 17-31
Illinois Mom Gets Hero's Treatment for Train Track RescueA young mother has been hailed a hero after she rescued a man in a wheelchair from an oncoming train in central Illinois.
Amtrak Supporters Push to Preserve State SubsidiesPeople who want to preserve state subsidies for Amtrak want Gov. Bruce Rauner to know they have not gone away.
Tentative Plan to Keep Amtrak Running in Kansas and MissouriAmtrak routes across Kansas and Missouri could keep running under a tentative agreement reached in a dispute over federally required safety systems
Amtrak Unsure Whether Gov. Rauner Will Cut State FundingGov. 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 High-Speed Rail Work to Disrupt Some Amtrak RoutesIllinois 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.
NTSB: Amtrak Engineer Didn't Use Cellphone Before CrashThe 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.
Union Pacific Freight Train Derails in Eureka, Causes Delays on AmtrakSt. 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.
Amtrak's Texas Eagle Crashes in Northern IllinoisTrain was on way from St. Louis to Chicago. No serious injuries reported.