Amtrak riders up for this year


More people are riding the rails in Illinois.


Amtrak says, riders taking the Amtrak is at an all time high on the Chicago to Carbondale and Chicago to St. Louis routes. More than 5,000,000 people have taken a ride on board this fiscal year for Amtrak.


A spokesman says, the Lincoln service saw  10-percent more passengers and 22-percent in revenue.  

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