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Amtrak at 110 mph in western Michigan, northern Indiana

(Source: Chicago Tribune, February 8, 2012)

CHICAGO Amtrak passenger trains sped up to 110 mph for the first time Tuesday in western Michigan and northern Indiana on two routes serving Chicago, the Chicago Tribune reported. The faster service, which is the first expansion of regional high-speed trains outside the northeastern U.S., is occurring on about 80 miles of a 97-mile stretch of Amtrak-owned track between Kalamazoo, Mich., and Porter, Ind.

Full story: Chicago Tribune

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

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