September 18, 2017 New Friday Night Amtrak #TGIFtrain Service from Chicago to Milwaukee Starts Sept. 29

Also, see the Brewers host the Cubs on the night of Sept. 23

CHICAGO – Amtrak Hiawatha Service trains provide a new Friday late night connection between Chicago and Milwaukee, starting Sept. 29. Train 343 enables travel to Wisconsin stops at Sturtevant, Milwaukee Airport and Downtown Milwaukee from Chicago and Glenview. Catch a show, sporting event, concert, or late dinner in the Land of Lincoln into the night and return to the Badger State with a money-saving adult fare as low as $25, with additional discounts available.

This new schedule also restores Saturday morning service by Train 330, giving customers an early morning train every day but Sunday to get a head start for work, school or fun in Chicago, along with connections to other Amtrak destinations.

Hey baseball fans, Saturday night, Sept. 23 is alright – for the fight for the division

The National League baseball teams in Chicago and Milwaukee are fighting for first place in Major League Baseball’s Central Division through the last of the regular season. Amtrak will operate a late-night service on Saturday, Sept. 23, so fans can travel to back from Milwaukee that night as the Cubs and Brewers battle to be the divisional winner. Train 344 will leave downtown Milwaukee at 11:55 p.m., the Milwaukee Airport stop at 12:05 a.m., Sturtevant at 12:18 a.m., and Glenview at 12:56 a.m., arriving back in Chicago at 1:24 a.m. that Sunday morning, Sept. 24.

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Marc Magliari

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