Amtrak provides service from Chicago to St. Louis, and several college towns in Illinois, including Champaign, Carbondale, Bloomington-Normal, and Macomb – and those rides have proven popular.
Three residence halls at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale were evacuated overnight, following a bomb threat.
Two women, ages 20 and 21, both from the Chicago area, drowned early Sunday when the car they were in went into a lake near the southern Illinois town of Carbondale.
Amtrak has filed an official complaint against Canadian National railway for regular delays on the route from Chicago to New Orleans.
The weeklong strike by faculty at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale is over.
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.
Amtrak’s City of New Orleans train resumes service over its full route Saturday, following nearly a month of service disruptions due to flooding north of Memphis, Tenn.
Southern Illinois University is looking for a few good women.
A new poll finds that 81.3 percent of Illinois voters say the state is headed in the wrong direction.