Amtrak http://tspr.org en Rekindling Old Connections in Macomb http://tspr.org/post/rekindling-old-connections-macomb <p>Tom and Gayle Carper of Macomb have more than 1,000 photos from the years when Tom owned bars in town.&nbsp; They decided the pictures should be shared and started posting them to <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/120028728%40N08/sets/" target="_blank">Flickr</a> and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/groups/1476027459283867/" target="_blank">Facebook.</a> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:43:19 +0000 Rich Egger 56332 at http://tspr.org Rekindling Old Connections in Macomb Winter Storm Stalls Amtrak Trains http://tspr.org/post/winter-storm-stalls-amtrak-trains <p>During winter weather, it’s common for flights to be canceled and roads to be closed.&nbsp; Usually the trains still run without incident.&nbsp; Tue, 07 Jan 2014 22:06:59 +0000 Jonathan Ahl 46429 at http://tspr.org Winter Storm Stalls Amtrak Trains Great Dome Car Part of Illinois Zephyr Line During November http://tspr.org/post/great-dome-car-part-illinois-zephyr-line-during-november <p>More than 100,000 people ride the Illinois Zephyr train line from Quincy to Chicago each year.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 02:24:12 +0000 Jonathan Ahl 43638 at http://tspr.org Great Dome Car Part of Illinois Zephyr Line During November Busy Week in Burlington http://tspr.org/post/busy-week-burlington <p>The next few days will be extremely busy in Burlington as the city plays host to two related events. Wed, 21 Aug 2013 01:53:48 +0000 Jason Parrott 39269 at http://tspr.org Busy Week in Burlington East-West Passenger Rail Proposed for Illinois http://tspr.org/post/east-west-passenger-rail-proposed-illinois <p>A group of Illinois lawmakers is encouraging the state to study the feasibility of an east-west passenger rail corridor.</p><p>The route -- by bus at first, with the hope to eventually move to trains – would run from the Quad Cities to Danville. It would include stops in Galesburg, Peoria, Bloomington, and Champaign. Thu, 23 May 2013 19:05:35 +0000 Brian Mackey 34306 at http://tspr.org East-West Passenger Rail Proposed for Illinois