Bullet Train

High-Speed Train Model

Train Would Go From Chicago To Champaign In Under An Hour

A 220 mph line to Champaign-Urbana is the latest proposal for high-speed rail in Illinois.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2011

A bullet train speeds through France. (PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Quinn Announces $1.25 Million Expenditure To Study Bullet Trains For Illinois

The state of Illinois will spend $1.25 million to study whether bullet trains could one day whisk passengers between Chicago and Champaign-Urbana in less than an hour.


French High Speed Rail V150 Train

220 mph Bullet Train Suggested For Midwest

A new study says a Midwest bullet train could cost more than $83 billion, but it would also run at a speed of 220 mph.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2011