U.S., Amtrak and before: The City of New Orleans and Panama Limited on the Main Line of Mid-America, the line of Casey Jones

By J. Bruce Richardson, Corridor Rail Development Corporation; December 6, 2022 The famed-in-song-and elsewhere The City of New Orleans is…

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Illinois: Illini and Saluki Amtrak routes among worst-performing in U.S., report says

By MARY WISNIEWSKI Chicago Tribune, Journal Gazette and Times-Courier; October 17, 2019 CHICAGO — Amtrak’s Illini and Saluki trains have…

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Amtrak Prepares for Increased Thanksgiving Travel

A press release from Amtrak; October 11, 2019: WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — In anticipation of the busiest travel…

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Amtrak’s Interregional Growth Opportunities

By Andrew Selden, Railway Age Magazine; October 7, 2019 Years ago, the Minnesota Association of Railroad Passengers ran an experiment.…

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U.S. Sen. Durbin asks feds to help improve Amtrak speed on Carbondale route in Illinois

By Dustin Duncan, The Southern; May 10, 2018 CARBONDALE — U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin pressed the Federal Railroad Administration Thursday…

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