Missouri: Feds award $28.8 million grant to help pay for MacArthur Bridge rehab in St. Louis

By Mark Schlinkmann, St. Louis Post-Dispatch; June 11, 2019 ST. LOUIS — A $28.8 million federal grant will pay for…

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Texas: Amtrak’s San Antonio station – Where Chicago Meets Los Angeles

By Valérie Eiseler, Rivard Report; April 14, 2019 When Amtrak’s Texas Eagle leaves its station in historic St. Paul’s Square,…

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High speed trains get set for Illinois — but not in Peoria

By Steve Tarter, Journal Star; March 30, 2019 PEORIA — When high-speed rail finally takes off in Illinois, Peorians will…

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Midwest Amtrak riders between St. Louis and Chicago are still waiting for 90 and 110 mph speeds

By Mark Schlinkmann, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News; December 31, 2018 While most of a $1.95-billion upgrade of the…

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Rail Reinvented: 8 Train Stations With Awesome Comeback Stories

By Brittany Anas, livability.com; October 8, 2018 Some of America’s best comeback stories are playing out in a most unlikely…

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Kirkwood, Missouri Train Station Marks 125 Years

By Dennis Hannon, Webster-Kirkwood Times; June 1, 2018 If Kirkwood is queen of the St. Louis suburbs, then her 125-year-old…

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Illinois: Alton’s Amtrak station serving thousands as route improvements continue

By Linda N. Weller, The Telegraph; May 20, 2018 ALTON — In the eight months since the Alton Regional Multi-Modal…

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Brightline Texas? Brightline Examines Expanding Outside Florida

By Mike Vogel, Florida Trend Magazine; May 14, 2018 As privately owned and run intercity passenger train Brightline begins service…

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Illinois: The wait for 110-mph Amtrak rolls into 2018

By Tim Landis, Business Editor, The State Journal-Register; November 18, 2017 The Illinois Department of Transportation is now looking at…

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