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Final Illinois construction begins for 110 mph trains

(Source: State Journal-Register, June 1, 2014)

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. ó Amtrak passenger trains should be running at speeds up to 110 mph between Carlinville and Joliet in 2015, based on the latest update of high-speed rail construction from the Illinois Department of Transportation. This year's construction season, the fifth since the $1.5 billion federal-state high-speed rail program began, includes approximately $100 million worth of rail, bridge, siding, crossing and station improvements between St. Louis and Chicago.

Full story: State Journal-Register

Monday, June 02, 2014

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