High Speed Rail Test Run

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LIVINGSTON COUNTY, IL-- For the first time in Illinois an Amtrak passenger train hit 110 miles per hour Friday morning.

 

The train reached that high speed between Dwight and Pontiac during a test run. The high speed rail line will run between Saint Louis and Chicago.

 

Governor Quinn, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and other leaders were among those who were aboard the train for the historic ride.

 

It is the last night of regular season for football. We have some great games left to cover before the play offs begin.

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