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Metra needs a Flyover at A-2 Crossing

Metra needs a Flyover at A-2 Crossing

Metra’s A-2 Crossing is likely the biggest bottleneck in the Midwest passenger rail network. A new bridge to allow trains from Union Station to “flyover” trains from Ogilvie Transportation Center is needed. Located two miles from Union Station at Western Ave. and...

Train Day on the City of New Orleans Train

Train Day on the City of New Orleans Train

Written by Jordan Baer, member of HSRA's Ambassadors Committee In the early morning hours of May 13—National Train Day—the flashing lights and familiar horn of Amtrak’s  southbound City of New Orleans train finally rounded the bend on its way into the Centralia,...