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July 2013

Amtrak Exhibit Train Celebrates Veterans in Spokane

| July 31, 2013

Powered by a specially painted locomotive celebrating veterans and showcasing the past, present and future of America’s Railroad®, the Amtrak Exhibit Train will be open to free tours this weekend at the Amtrak station in Spokane, Wash. Model trains and other exhibits will also educate and entertain visitors about railroading and the Inland Northwest.

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Celebrate Amtrak Rail Day in Seattle

| July 25, 2013

Celebrate Amtrak Rail Day at the restored King Street Station this Saturday, July 27 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in downtown Seattle. Rail enthusiasts can tour the Amtrak Exhibit Train, making its first of only two station stops in the Pacific Northwest this year.

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Illinois High-Speed Rail Corridor Work Continues

| July 19, 2013

The Illinois Department of Transportation and Union Pacific Railroad are performing another phase of upgrades to Illinois’ signature high-speed route, Chicago-St. Louis, for future 110 mph operation of Amtrak Lincoln Service trains.

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