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First high-speed rail trip in Illinois to happen later this month

(Source: Bloomington Pantagraph, October 10, 2012)

NORMAL, Ill. — State officials are gearing up for an inaugural run this month on the new high-speed rail tracks from Joliet to Normal. Gov. Pat Quinn said during a Tuesday media briefing that U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood would be joining him Oct. 19 for a train ride on the high-speed rail stretch.

Full story: Bloomington Pantagraph

Friday, October 12, 2012

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