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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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  • Illinois Transportation Secretary Randy Blankenhorn gives an update on high-speed rail project improvements in Illinois in this edition of Inside IDOT.


News & Events

Saluki 390 Departs Two Hours Earlier
Due to track improvements being performed by Canadian National Railroad, Train 390 will depart all stations two hours earlier on weekdays only, starting July 19 through Aug.4. more >

Christening signals opening of new station
The new Pontiac train station, a sleek structure with modern amenities, was christened Monday afternoon by officials from the city, the Illinois Department of Transportation and Amtrak in a ribbon-cutting ceremony. more >

New Pontiac train station opens
(PONTIAC) - Amtrak riders can now catch a train at the brand new train station in downtown Pontiac. more >

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