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One Killed At Alton Railroad Crossing

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


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Illinois Gov. Wants to Cut Amtrak Funding

Bruce Rauner’s budget could reduce number of trains between Chicago & St. Louis


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Guide To Vacationing In Arizona

Use this travel guide to Arizona to help you sort out the best of what to see, where to eat and where to stay.



Travel By Train For Your Next Vacation

To get better acquainted with Amtrak, the nation’s railroad service, here’s a simple yet very helpful guide to understanding how get onboard a passenger train.


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City Guide to Houston

Here’s a quick and easy guide to Houston, the nation’s fourth largest city and the largest city in Texas.


Atlantic City Boardwalk (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Budget Travel Tips For Atlantic City

Read on for budget travel tips for entertainment, travel, dining and lodging on the Jersey shore at Atlantic City


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Parents File Suit 2 Years After Teen Hit by Train

The parents of a 14-year-old St. Louis County killed by a train in 2012 are suing Amtrak over the boy’s death.


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UPDATE: Woman Survives Fall from Moving Amtrak Train

The woman, who was likely in her 80s and appeared disoriented, was flown by helicopter to a St. Louis area hospital.


The president & CEO of the firm that owns St. Louis Union Station, Bob O'Loughlin, speaks during National Train Day festivities on May 10, 2014 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

National Train Day In St. Louis

Amtrak, Terminal Railroad & others put on displays for rail fans and general public.


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Amtrak Service Delays In Missouri

Missouri River Runner track being repaired near Warrensburg