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Belvidere stop not included in Amtrak route through Rockford – WREX.com – Rockford’s News Leader

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“The southern route offers the best deal for travelers and taxpayers,” Illinois Transportation Secretary Gary Hannig said. “After much deliberation, we are excited to start service to an underserved part of the state.”

The train will run at least one daily round-trip starting in early 2014.

The Rockford area has not had passenger rail service since 1981. The new service is expected to create 650 construction jobs…

 

Belvidere stop not included in Amtrak route through Rockford – WREX.com – Rockford’s News Leader.

Filed under: Amtrak, Regional USA Passenger Rail

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