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Amtrak Service Delays In Missouri

Missouri River Runner track being repaired near Warrensburg


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Best Train Trips In The USA

Train trips may take longer, but they are more affordable than flying and they offer unique glimpses of America’s vast countryside.


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Amtrak Restoring Chicago Hub Service

After last week’s historic winter storms disrupted service–Amtrak plans on restoring nearly all service to and from Chicago Sunday.


Snow remains four inches deep at site of crash where Amtrak train struck tractor trailer stuck in snow at Leffingwell and Scott in Kirkwood, Mo.

Union Pacific Railroad Wants Kirkwood to Clear Snow from Crossings

KIRKWOOD, MO–(KMOX)–With more snow in the forecast the city of Kirkwood had yet to clear Sunday’s snow from a Union Pacific Railroad crossing where a tractor trailer got stuck in the snow Tuesday and was […]


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Amtrak Train, Tractor Trailer Collide In Kirkwood

Emergency crews are on the scene after an Amtrak train and a semi tractor trailer collided in Kirkwood.


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Travelers Spend Night on 3 Snowbound Amtrak Trains

More than 500 Amtrak passengers who spent the night onboard three snowbound trains in northern Illinois are finally heading to Chicago.


Decade long ban reversed, guns soon allowed on Amtrak trains

Passenger Numbers Rise on Chicago Amtrak Routes

More than 2.5 million people traveled on regional routes between Chicago and the cities of St. Louis, Milwaukee and Detroit, as well as cities in southern and western Illinois.


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Amtrak Work Poses Problems for Cards-Cubs Series

Due to high-speed rail work on the route between St. Louis and Chicago, Amtrak had to make some big changes.


Missouri will pursue nearly $1 billion in reallocated federal funding for rail projects

Amtrak Breaks July Ridership Record

July was the biggest single month of ridership for Amtrak in its history.


Two of the seventy volunteers who keep the Amtrak station in Kirkwood, Mo. going. They celebrated 10 years on June 29, 2013. (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Rail Success in Kirkwood

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill honors the volunteers who’ve kept the local train station going for the past ten years.