Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Work on Chicago-Moline Amtrak run set to start, boosting hopes of Iowa City backers

Passenger trains should be running between Chicago and the Quad Cities by Christmas 2014, boosting the hopes of those who want to extend the new Amtrak service to Iowa City.
“It’s a motivation for us to continue the advocacy,” said Nancy Quellhorst, president of the Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce.
“From our perspective, everything is now in place,” said Paul Rumler, executive director of the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce. “Things are looking good for passenger rail.” Continued

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