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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.

 

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State Journal Register: Springfield begins working toward no train horns on Third Street
Trains on the Third Street tracks in downtown Springfield could fall silent as early as next summer. more >

Springfield begins working toward no train horns on Third Street
From the State Journal Register - Trains on the Third Street tracks in downtown Springfield could fall silent as early as next summer. more >

City, Bertinetti work to finalize lease agreement with Amtrak
CARLINVILLE (Oct. 5, 2017) – Although Carlinville’s train station is complete, the doors remain closed as a lease issue between the city of Carlinville and Amtrak concerning liability insurance remains the last stumbling block. more >

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