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Alton Debating High-Speed Rail Line

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.

04/09/2014

Passengers boarding a St. Louis to Chicago train on November 25, 2012. (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Amtrak Embraces Change From St. Louis to Chicago

High-speed rail and eventually new cars expected on the line.

11/25/2012

Photo: KMOX/Brad Choat

Amtrak Hits 110 In Illinois

High-speed rail test took place between Dwight and Pontiac—eventually it’ll run between Chicago and St. Louis.

10/19/2012

Photo: KMOX/Brad Choat

Amtrak Upgrades In Illinois

New station in Normal, higher-speed service from Chicago to St. Louis to begin in September

07/15/2012

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

$8.6M is Committed to Illinois High-Speed Rail Route

Trains traveling at the higher speed of 110 mph will cost Illinois $8.6 million.

06/29/2012

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

High-Speed Rail Expands to Detroit

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced the $150 million purchase of a line between Chicago and Detroit for high-speed rail.

11/28/2011

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