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Illinois DOT pitches high-speed rail plan

(Source: Southtown Star, February 27, 2014)

CHICAGO -- A hearing in Orland Park on Thursday gave the public a look at a plan to use Metra’s Rock Island Line as the northernmost segment of a high-speed rail line between Chicago and St. Louis. Several Southland towns and Chicago neighborhoods could have as many as 16 more Amtrak trains a day using the 40-mile leg between Chicago and Joliet, according to the proposal.

Full story: Southtown Star

Monday, March 3, 2014

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