34th Chicago area CREATE project under construction

Written by William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief, Railway Age Magazine; October 18, 2017 Ground has been broken on Phase III (construction…

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Iowa Pacific’s hometown of Chicago: Developer seeks federal ruling in North Side rail feud

By Alby Gallun, Crain’s Chicago Business; October 17, 2017 The firm that wants to redevelop the Finkl steel site and…

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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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Man unfit to stand trial in Naperville, Illinois Southwest Chief Amtrak conductor shooting

By Justin Kmitch, Chicago Daily Herald; October 11, 2017 A 79-year-old Wisconsin man charged with the May shooting of an…

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Illinois completes CREATE grade separation project

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; October 10, 2017 A $67 million grade separation project in Bensenville, Illinois, has been completed as…

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Siemens Makes Strategic Investment in Wi-Tronix

A press release from Siemens and Wi-Tronix: With Wi-Tronix, Siemens expands its digitalized services for predictive maintenance in the rail…

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