Illinois: Project to connect Chicago to Quad Cities receives federal funding extension

By Mischa Wanek-Libman, Mass Transit Magazine; November 4, 2019 A project to connect Chicago to the Quad Cities via an…

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Illinois: With six-month extension, federal funding for Quad-Cities to Chicago rail service preserved

By Thomas Geyer, Quad-City Times; June 21, 2019 With the Illinois Department of Transportation and the Iowa Interstate Railroad continuing…

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Illinois Congress members support push for Amtrak in Quad Cities

By Newsroom Staff, WIFR CBS 23; June 19, 2019 MOLINE, Ill. (WIFR) — Several U.S. Congress members in Illinois have…

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Illinois Editorial: Take a bow, then get back aboard Quad-Cities rail train

By The Editorial Board, The Dispatch-Argus; June 9, 2019 We are pleased to celebrate with our fellow Q-C passengers significant…

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Wyanet, Illinois could link passenger trains to the Quad Cities

By Brett Herrmann, News Tribune; April 16, 2019 With bags packed and ticket in hand, Gabriella Jauch waited for the…

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Illinois study: Passenger rail in Quad Cities could have a $25 million annual impact

By Jonathan Ketz, WQAD 8; April 10, 2019 PEORIA, Illinois- The Quad Cities chamber of Commerce is making its pitch…

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Illinois: Will the project to bring passenger rail service in the Quad-Cities ever be on track?

By Sarah Ritter, Quad-City Times; March 15, 2019 The decades-long effort to bring passenger rail service from Chicago to the…

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Illinois: No Date Yet for Amtrak Service to the Quad Cities

By Herb Trix, WVIK NPR; July 25, 2018 “Be patient.” That was the message Wednesday from the Illinois Department of…

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Illinois DOT leaders extend federal money for passenger rail project

By Jonathan Ketz, WQAD 8; June 26, 2018 CHICAGO, Illinois- There could be more time for leaders in Illinois to…

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Illinois DOT needs third extension to keep grant for Quad Cities passenger rail

By Katrina Lamansky, WQAD 8; June 4, 2018 MOLINE, Illinois — For a third time, the Illinois Department of Transportation…

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Illinois: Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce representative says no timetable on passenger rail service to Chicago

By Aarik Woods, OurQuadCities.com; March 14, 2018 People in Quad Cities have been waiting for train service to Chicago for…

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Illinois: Rail project progressing, still expected to happen for Moline

By JIM MEENAN, Qonline.com; March 8, 2018 The Chicago-to-Moline passenger train has been a long time coming. And it still…

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Editorial: Amid federal instability, Illinois can’t sit on rail project

By The Editorial Board, The Quad City Times; December 17, 2017 Dawdling isn’t an option in this political environment. Especially…

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