high-speed rail line
Meanwhile, election opponent Bruce Rauner was picking up clergy endorsements in suburban Chicago
Mayor Brant Walker expects unanimous passage of a resolution calling for state and federal officials to pull the plug on any further development of a high-speed rail station in nearby East St. Louis.
High-speed rail and eventually new cars expected on the line.
High-speed rail test took place between Dwight and Pontiac—eventually it’ll run between Chicago and St. Louis.
New station in Normal, higher-speed service from Chicago to St. Louis to begin in September
Trains traveling at the higher speed of 110 mph will cost Illinois $8.6 million.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced the $150 million purchase of a line between Chicago and Detroit for high-speed rail.