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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 >

Service Change: Lincoln Service and Texas Eagle Effective May 17, 2018
Attention Amtrak Customers: Due to track work being performed by Union Pacific Railroad, Amtrak Lincoln and Texas Eagle Service will be affected on May 17 through 21 by detours and cancellations. more >

Service Change: Lincoln Service and Texas
Due to track work being performed by Union Pacific Railroad, Amtrak Lincoln and Texas Eagle Service will be affected on Apr. 17 through 21 more >

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