Amtrak says it will compensate passengers after nightmare ride

July 8, 2015

Someday they’ll look back on it and laugh… but for now, there’s probably nothing funny about the trip that dozens of passengers tried to take on an Amtrak train that left Chicago Monday night but never got to Springfield or its other destinations.

A freight train derailment near Dwight halted the Amtrak, which sat on the tracks for hours while Amtrak tried to arrange charter buses. When it was unable to do that, the train had to return to Chicago… more than 12 hours after it left.


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