Our library of studies and white papers examines the demand for and benefits of high-speed rail in the Midwest.

2013 University of Illinois and IDOT Feasibility Study

Chicago-Champaign-Springfield-St. Louis/Indianapolis

2012 TranSystems Midwest High-Speed Rail Network Benefits Study

Four route network. Builds upon AECOM 2011

2011 AECOM High-Speed Rail Network Outline and Economic Benefits for Chicago Study

Four route network.


2018 California State Railplan

2017 Phased Network Approach

A new model for high-speed rail in the Midwest

2014 Talgo Trainsets: An Excellent Choice for Midwest Corridors

2013 High-Speed Rail in Korea: Lessons for the Midwest

2012 Long Distance Trains: A Foundation for National Mobility

Multi-Purpose Mobility Machines

2009 TranSystems Chicago-St. Louis Corridor Study

2009 SNCF Midwest High-Speed Rail Network Study

2004 Think You Know Trains? Think Again

Why networks are so important

1926 Illinois Central Magazine article - Electrification Work Near End

The Metra Electric line is really unique; this article explains some of the reasons why