Gov. Quinn Promotes High-Speed Rail In Granite CityMeanwhile, election opponent Bruce Rauner was picking up clergy endorsements in suburban Chicago
Alton Debating High-Speed Rail LineMayor 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.
Amtrak Embraces Change From St. Louis to ChicagoHigh-speed rail and eventually new cars expected on the line.
Amtrak Hits 110 In Illinois High-speed rail test took place between Dwight and Pontiac---eventually it'll run between Chicago and St. Louis.
Amtrak Upgrades In Illinois New station in Normal, higher-speed service from Chicago to St. Louis to begin in September
$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.
High-Speed Rail Expands to DetroitU.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced the $150 million purchase of a line between Chicago and Detroit for high-speed rail.

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