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NARP: New Amtrak Midwest routes advance

(Source: Railway Age, December 5, 2013)

NEW YORK Illinois' Department of Transportation and CN are negotiating an infrastructure improvement plan and budget for starting passenger rail service linking Chicago and Rockford, Ill., northwest of Chicago, by the end of 2015, according to the National Association of Railroad Passengers (NARP). An addition to Dubuque, Iowa, just across the Mississippi River, would follow shortly thereafter.

Full story: Railway Age

Friday, December 06, 2013

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