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UI R.A.I.L. to help improve railroad conditions

Grand Opening of RailTEC's Research and Innovation Laboratory in the Harry Schnabel, Jr. Geotechnical Laboratory on August 19, 2015.
September 7, 2015

The Rail Transportation and Engineering Center at the University opened a new laboratory in August that is designed to assist in the improvement of rail transit infrastructure. The new 3,500 square-foot...

Protect and expand Amtrak

February 27, 2015

I am very upset with Governor Rauner's proposal to cut Illinois' Amtrak routes by 40 percent. More people, including the millennial generation, are using Amtrak. Since the millennial generation is notorious...

Amtrak now offers Wi-Fi

Amtrak now offers Wi-Fi
February 13, 2014

Free Wi-Fi is now available for Amtrak customers in the Midwest, including lines between Chicago and Champaign. On Monday, Amtrak opened the use of wireless internet to customers in four different states,...

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