Amtrak says the City of New Orleans passenger train will pull into its namesake city this coming Tuesday, the first time since late August.
The engine of an Amtrak passenger train caught fire Wednesday south of Union Station.
Emergency crews put out a fire underneath an Amtrak passenger train on the city’s Far South Side Tuesday evening.
Thousands of people jammed Chicago Union Station Saturday — but not because they needed to go somewhere. It was the fifth annual National Train Day. Many, such as 12-year-old Kevin Mack, were self-described “railfans” or “train geeks.”
A freight train derailment in Indiana caused some travel trouble for people headed to Chicago on Tuesday.
U.S. Sen. Richard Durbin (D-Ill.) is warning of serious transit troubles for the city on the horizon.
High-speed rail service has arrived in Chicago.
Amtrak has filed an official complaint against Canadian National railway for regular delays on the route from Chicago to New Orleans.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said Monday he hopes the owner of the Old Post Office building is going to make good on his word to help vent harmful exhaust fumes from Union Station, located just below the building.
Amtrak trains briefly went dry in Illinois on Wednesday.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin says a plan to cut Amtrak funding by 60 percent and block the rail line from using federal money for state-supported routes would hurt the state.
The Chicago economy is getting a bit of good news Monday morning, as the huge Englewood Flyover railroad project stands to bring hundreds of jobs.
CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot talks with train passengers about enhanced security at stations as the Sept. 11 anniversary nears.
Amtrak has enhanced its security ahead of the 9/11 anniversary and officials say that, over the past decade, they’ve transformed their police force from a unit that largely responds to crime to one that anticipates it.
Amtrak says a train carrying about 175 passengers between Chicago and San Francisco has derailed in southwest Nebraska.
Flooding in the Midwest this year has cost Amtrak in a big way.
Some Amtrak train passengers were quite literally stuck in the middle of nowhere Tuesday, after a fuel problem stalled a train headed from Chicago to Carbondale.
Another lawsuit has been filed over the crash of an Amtrak train that left Chicago and was hit by a truck in Nevada, killing six people more than a week ago.
An Evanston woman is the first to file suit against a Nevada trucking company after she was injured in a deadly crash on an Amtrak train last week.
Authorities on Monday released the names of three more victims in last week’s fiery collision between a gravel truck and an Amtrak train in Nevada, and five passengers were still unaccounted for.