Amtrak resumes full service in Illinois in July


Lamy, United States – September 8, 2015:The eastbound Amtrak Southwest Chief passenger train at Lamy, New Mexico, USA. The train has travelled overnight from Los Angeles and is heading for Chicago. The train is powered by a pair of GE P42DC, numbers 187 and 198, and a single EMD F59PHI locomotive, number 455, all diesels. This train, and its westbound counterpart, are the only two trains to traverse this route per day as it has no freight service. Unidentified crew.

ST. LOUIS – Amtrak announced Thursday it will be operating at in Illinois at full service on July 19.

There are 29 stations on 18 services in Illinois.

Amtrak trains can take passengers to Chicago to visit the third-largest city in the U.S. Passengers can also visit Shawnee National Forest to enjoy some nature, passengers can visit Springfield, the Capitol of Illinois and home to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, passengers can visit a variety of college towns and more.

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