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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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Fort Jesse to close for rail work next week
(Pantagraph) NORMAL — A section of Fort Jesse Road will close for high-speed rail upgrades next week, the first of 11 closures expected in Normal this summer and fall. more >

Chatham among focal points for high-speed rail push
(The State Journal-Register) - CHATHAM - Crossing, track, station and signal upgrades between Chatham and Carlinville this summer and fall are part of the larger push toward 110-mph Amtrak service between St. Louis and Chicago in 2017. more >

Chatham Community Hears High Speed Rail Plans
(FOX Illinois) CHATHAM - Chatham residents got the chance to ask questions about the high speed rail project Wednesday evening. IDOT held an informational meeting there to answer questions and concerns about upcoming construction for the project. more >

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