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Welcome to the Illinois High-Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail website. This site has been created to facilitate public input and provide information about the process and schedule. We invite you to explore the site regarding these studies.

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Carlinville, IL Station West and East Platforms Now Open Effective August 9, 2018
Amtrak trains can arrive and depart on the west or east platform at the Carlinville station. more >

Service Change: Amtrak Lincoln Service Effective August 28, 2018
Due to track work being performed by Union Pacific Railroad, Amtrak Lincoln Service will be affected Aug. 28 through 30. more >

Alton’s Amtrak station serving thousands as route improvements continue
(The Telegraph) ALTON — In the eight months since the Alton Regional Multi-Modal Transportation Center opened, about 15,000 Amtrak passengers have embarked from or disembarked at Alton’s more spacious, modern facility. more >

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