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November 26, 2012

Chicago introduces 110 mph rail service

The launch represents a historic step toward the establishment of a high-speed rail network in Illinois, one of Gov. Quinn's key priorities as he works to modernize the state's infrastructure.


April 28, 2011

Study: Midwest HSR could bring $300B in new business

Data projects that a high-speed rail system serving areas within 350 to 450 miles of Chicago could bring in $2.2 billion annually in user-generated revenues, and 104,000 new jobs.


April 12, 2011

Group calls for support against high-speed rail funding cuts

Midwest High Speed Rail Assoc. Executive Director Rick Harnish released a statement on Monday, asking for supporter to respond to Congress’ decision to cut $1.5 billion from the High-Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail program.


March 18, 2010

Illinois passes bill creating HSR Commission

The 12-member commission would issue a road map by March 2011 on how best to structure a public-private partnership to design, build and operate a high-speed rail system at speeds of 150 miles per hour and greater.


July 1, 2009

HSR group unveils Chicago-St. Louis proposal

Midwest High Speed Rail Association is asking the state of Illinois to seek $10 million in ARRA funds to conduct a detailed alternatives analysis and environmental study for the route.


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