Amtrak numbers up


Mattoon IL – A local Amtrak stop is breaking records.


Mattoon's Amtrak depot is on pace to hit 40 thousand riders this year. This is a huge jump from 2005, when just 16 thousand riders used Mattoon's depot.


The Amtrak train from Mattoon to Chicago leaves three times a day, and prices start at just 18 dollars.


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