Gov. Rauner Announces Springfield High-Speed Rail AgreementIllinois Gov. Bruce Rauner announced a tentative agreement Friday to move most rail traffic in the city of Springfield out of its historic downtown.
Man Killed in Fall After Tugboat Hits Eads BridgeFire officials say the impact from a towboat traveling southbound caused the man to fall from some scaffolding on which he was working on and land on the towboat.
Durbin Open to Extending Deadline for Rail Systems to Install Positive Train ControlCongress mandated in 2008 that railways have it installed within seven years, but didn't provide financial support past the first year. Facing a Dec. 31 deadline, Durbin says he's open to setting a new target date to let railroads become compliant.
MetroLink Beating Prompts Increase in Police PatrolIn the wake of a recorded beating of a man on a MetroLink train, efforts are underway to increase security on the light rail system.
Ferguson Effect? Mass Transit Ridership DownRidership fell by more than 8 percent on Metro trains and buses during the month the Ferguson grand jury decision was looming.
Transportation of Crude Oil in Missouri by Train: Is it Safe?It's no secret that hazardous crude oil is being shipped on trains that run through Missouri, but are the tracks those trains are running on safe?
Travel By Train For Your Next VacationTo 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.
This App Will Plan Your Entire TripInstead of spending hours tabbing through travel sites, hit Rome2Rio: an oracle-like web/app that maps out the exact planes, trains, and automobiles (with fares) to take between any two places on the planet.
The Most Luxurious Train Safari In The WorldFor your next luxury vacation, consider traveling by train. Rovos Rail brings the luxury and decadence of the olden days back to your trip, in their train safari.
Mexican Made Meth Invades the AreaIn Missouri, a new kind of meth is coming in and it's no longer homegrown.
Holiday Train Winds Up Multistate Journey in MissouriThe Kansas City Southern Holiday Express Train began its journey late last month in Texas. It's made stops along the way in Louisiana, Oklahoma, Illinois, Missouri and Kansas.
All Aboard: The World's Most Amazing Train TripsThe inherent beauty of train travel is that it's often more about the journey (and the spectacular scenery along the way) than the actual destination. When your fare includes butler service, gourmet meals, and access to elegant bar cars, rest assured these six train trips are worth dropping a month's salary on.