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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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  • This video has been developed by the Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) to provide a broad overview of the Track Renewal Train (TRT) construction process. Some of the content within this video may not apply to the Illinois High-Speed Rail Construction.

 

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Lincoln Service and Texas Eagle Service Changes between St. Louis and Chicago - April 3 through April 6, 2015
Lincoln Service and Texas Eagle Service Changes between St. Louis and Chicago - April 3 through April 6, 2015. Railroad track and signal upgrades being performed by Union Pacific Railroad, will affect Lincoln Service and Texas Eagle, as described more >

Lincoln Service Trains 300, 301, 302 & 303 Texas Eagle Trains 21 and 22/322/422 Effective March 18 ‐ March 21, 2015
Attention Amtrak Passengers: Beginning March 18 through March 21, track work being performed by Union Pacific Railroad will affect Trains 300, 301, 302 and 303, as described more >

Public views transportation hub plans
ALTON — Residents and Alton officials Tuesday night packed City Council Chambers for their final chance to meet collectively with the Alton Regional Multi-Modal Transportation Center design team. The session began with the public informally talking more >

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