Rising Midwest train travelers stoke high-speed rail

(Source: Lake County News-Sun, January 7, 2013)

GURNEE, Ill. More travelers are considering trains to travel between cities in the Midwest, spurring new efforts to upgrade to higher-speed travel along Amtrak rails. Ridership of inter-city rail on Amtrak routes in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana and Michigan grew 35 percent from 2007-2012, according to Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Commission calculations.

Full story: Lake County News-Sun

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
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