Opinion: Amtrak as bully

By Frank N. Wilner, Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; June 23, 2018 Amidst extravagant accusations of inhospitable dispatching by host…

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Hotel, residential and office space planned for land around Chicago Union Station

By Fran Spielman, Chicago Sun-Times; June 18, 2018 After years of big-picture planning and behind-the-scenes bargaining, plans are finally forging…

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Chicago Union Station developer to detail plans

By Greg Hinz, Crain’s Chicago Business; June 18, 2018 After more than a year of behind-the-scenes negotiations, developer John O’Donnell…

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Illinois gets $132 million CREATE federal grant to reduce South Side Chicago railroad delays

By Mary Wisniewski, Chicago Tribune; June 5, 2018 The federal government has awarded a long-awaited $132 million grant to help…

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Amtrak Train From Chicago To Michigan Unexpectedly Stops Twice, Leaves Passengers Sick

By Michele Fiore, WBBM Newsradio, CBS 2 Chicago; February 13, 2018 CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) — Amtrak passengers making their way…

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Doctors Rank Train Stations for Healthful, #TastyTrainFood; L.A. and D.C. Earn Highest Scores

A press release from Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine: WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Holiday travelers who ride Amtrak will find numerous healthful meals…

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Chicago Amtrak worker steered $30K from Polar Express ride to wife’s business

By Jon Seidel, Chicago Sun-Times; October 12, 2017 Amtrak calls its annual Polar Express Train Ride a “magical experience.” Now…

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