Amtrak will begin a 40-day project to revamp switches on the south end of Union Station, and that could mean delays and platform changes for riders on the BNSF, SouthWest Service and Heritage Corridor lines.
Amtrak officials plan to open restaurants, coffee shops, and a grocery store as part of a plan to make Union Station a destination location.
If you’re ticketed on an Amtrak train to or from downstate points over the July 4 weekend, don’t worry — your train will be running, despite the state’s fiscal crisis and impending funding cuts.
No injuries were reported.
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Passengers must navigate leaks and slippery floors at Chicago’s passenger rail stations. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.
It’s called Positive Train Control and may have prevented the type of accident that occurred in Philadelphia this week. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
(STMW) — The City of Chicago welshed on its obligation to maintain the Canal Street Viaduct near Union Station, costing the commuting hub and Amtrak more than $500,000 to inspect the area and remove broken […]
Rail advocates in Chicago for a regional meeting say Governor Bruce Rauner is shooting himself in the foot by slashing funding for mass transit and regional Amtrak service. WBBM’s Bob Roberts explains.
The iconic 90-year-old Union Station is about to get a $12 million facelift, including upgrades to frequently crowded concourses, and improved temperature controls to avoid burst pipes that twice flooded the rail terminal this month.
An Amtrak train headed from Chicago to New York and Boston was delayed for more than 13 hours, and scores of passengers were left scratching their heads, due to several conflicting explanations for the holdup.
Metra and Amtrak have a new plan to deal with overcrowding at Chicago Union Station, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.
A Michigan man is jailed on $1 million bond after he allegedly stabbed four people on an Amtrak train heading from Chicago to Port Huron, Michigan Friday night, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
(CBS) — A suspect was taken into custody after four people were stabbed aboard an Amtrak train in southwestern Michigan on Friday evening. Niles, Mich. police tell WSBT-TV that four people were stabbed on the train, which Amtrak […]
Despite some successes, Amtrak officials say the city’s freight and passenger rail lines remain tangled and congested.
Several people were hurt Tuesday, when an Amtrak train bound for Chicago struck a semi-trailer truck in northern Indiana.
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