The schedule change, implemented Monday after a delay of more than three years, trims about 15 minutes off a typical journey of up to 5½ hours.
A northbound Amtrak train heading to Chicago arrives Monday morning at the Mattoon depot. The Mattoon Public Works Department has proposed ins…
Two Democratic members of Congress introduced legislation Wednesday to end an arbitration clause that Amtrak implemented in January 2019 and give customers the right to sue the passenger rail service to resolve disputes.
Passenger train service across the Midwest could get a huge boost in the coming decades under a concept envisioned by the Federal Railroad Administration.
HELENA, Mont. — An Oregon man said he survived a recent train derailment in Montana by holding onto a grab bar in the bathroom of a passenger car that ended up on its side and separated from the rest of the train.
Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus spoke about shootings that left one Drug Enforcement Administration agent dead and two others wounded. The sh…
Federal officials sent a team of investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board to the site of an Amtrak derailment in north-central Montana that killed three people and left seven hospitalized Sunday, officials said.
Shortly after starting work on the multimillion dollar renovation of the historic Philadelphia train station, Chicago-area company MARK 1 Restoration was reprimanded for improperly giving a holiday gift to Amtrak contractors overseeing the project.
A man wanted on a murder warrant in California was fatally shot during an exchange of gunfire with Amtrak police when officers tried to take him into custody on the platform of Chicago's Union Station.
Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder was on hand Monday to greet Amtrak customers at Springfield's downtown train station as all Lincoln Service round trips between Chicago and St. Louis returned to full service.
The Illinois Department of Transportation announced last week that the full pre-pandemic schedule will return with trains between Chicago and points south and west in Illinois. The COVID-19 crisis forced service to be cut by half.
The Highway Improvement Program, funded through the Rebuild Illinois capital infrastructure plan passed in 2019, will reconstruct nearly 2,779 miles more miles of roads and 7.9 million square feet of bridge deck between fiscal year 2022 and 2027, according to the governor’s office.
Mayors of five Midwestern cities are urging the federal government to "deliver an American passenger rail network as a top priority in infrastructure investment," as part of President Joe Biden's $2 trillion infrastructure plan.
Claims must be submitted by May 29 from those with disabilities who traveled or wanted to travel from one of the stations and encountered accessibility issues.
As segments of society reopen and the world rushes to get vaccinated, more Americans may lose their fear of flying and once again crowd airports and airplanes.