CHICAGO – Beginning June 29 and 30, Amtrak and the Michigan Department of Transportation are restoring the daily Pere Marquette round-trip trains between Grand Rapids and Chicago in response to anticipated demand.
CHICAGO – Beginning June 1, Amtrak and our partner state transportation departments are restoring a Hiawatha Service round-trip between Milwaukee and Chicago in response to anticipated increased demand.
The Thruway Bus service substitution will be in effect through Monday, May 25. Hiawatha train service is expected to resume on Tuesday, May 26.
This Amtrak Thruway Bus service is operated by Illinois Charter with connections at Springfield to Amtrak Lincoln Service and Texas Eagle trains and at Champaign to Amtrak Illini/Saluki and City of New Orleans trains. Lincoln Service, Illini and Saluki trains are operated by Amtrak under a contract with the Illinois Department of Transportation. Illini trains previously directly served Decatur from July 1981 to July 1983.
Amtrak and the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) are promoting travel to and from the state capital in Jefferson City with a “BOGO” sale offering free companion travel through next month.
The Amtrak-funded $22 million Great Hall Restoration has been recognized with six awards from leading architectural, engineering, construction and real estate organizations or publications.
HARVEY, Ill. – The Amtrak partnership with Alstom to produce the next generation of Acela trains to move customers at higher speeds and more comfort between Boston and Washington is also boosting businesses nationwide. Today, Amtrak and Alstom thanked workers at LB Steel in Illinois for building wheel assemblies (known as “bogies” or “trucks”) and other components.
Get a jump start on Thanksgiving by saving 60% off from Amtrak coach fares for travel from Nov. 11-24. Lasting only three days, customers can book this flash sale today through Thursday to save money ahead of the holidays.
CHICAGO –Amtrak is prepared to accommodate the surge of Thanksgiving travelers with additional capacity on Amtrak Midwest network routes for the holiday in Illinois, Michigan, Missouri and Wisconsin, plus extra trains to Downstate Illinois stations in Normal and Quincy. While we will operate every available passenger railcar, our trains sell out quickly and customers are encouraged to plan ahead and book tickets early.