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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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High-Speed Rail from Chicago is Full-Steam Ahead (Almost)
Riding the rails out of Chicago will not only get easier, but a whole lot faster thanks to a plan to run a high-speed rail link between the Midwestern metropolis and the Gateway to the West, St. Louis. Just last week, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn allotted a whopping $102 million more >

Chicago High Speed Rail Line Gets Funded
Illinois’ high speed rail dreams got a few steps closer to reality this week – 102 million steps closer, in fact, as Illinois Governor Pat Quinn announced a $102 million investment by the state to improve the state’s railways in anticipation of a faster rail line that more >

Governor Quinn Invests $102 Million in High-Speed Rail Upgrades on Chicago-St. Louis Line
Governor Pat Quinn announced a $102 million investment from the Illinois Jobs Now! capital program to improve system performance and reliability on a key segment of the Chicago-to-St. Louis high-speed rail line. more >

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