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Illinois DOT, Amtrak planning late 2015 start for passenger train to Rockford

(Source: Rockford Register Star, August 10, 2014)

ROCKFORD, Ill. — When Gov. Pat Quinn showed up April 10 at Davis Park to make an announcement about rail service, no one knew quite what it would be. But it’s a fair statement to say he surprised practically everyone when he said he would devote $223 million in capital funding to the restoration of passenger trains between Rockford and Chicago by late 2015.

Full story: Rockford Register Star

Monday, August 11, 2014

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