<![CDATA[Amtrak Service Alerts & Passenger Service Notices - West ]]> Weblog Editor 2.0 <![CDATA[Track Work Affects Lincoln Service and Texas Eagle]]> Effective Monday, December 12, 2016

Construction continues to bring 110 mph speeds to the Lincoln Service. On Monday, December 12, 2016, track work will affect the Lincoln Service and Texas Eagle between Chicago and St. Louis, with chartered buses replacing trains, in some instances.

Lincoln Service

Trains 300, 301, 302 and 303 will be canceled. Bus service will replace all trains (except Train 300) at all stations on the route. All buses will depart earlier than the respective trains.

Trains 304, 305, 306 and 307 will run on their normal schedules.

Texas Eagle
  • Southbound Train 21/421 will detour between Chicago and St. Louis on December 12, 2016, and will not stop at Joliet, Pontiac, Bloomington-Normal, Lincoln, Springfield, Carlinville and Alton.
  • Northbound Train 22/422 will operate as scheduled to St. Louis. On December 12, 2016, the train will detour between St. Louis and Chicago, and will not stop at Alton, Carlinville, Springfield, Lincoln and Bloomington-Normal. Customers on Train 22/422 destined for Chicago will remain on the train. Customers on Train 22/422 ticketed to stations between St. Louis and Joliet will be provided chartered buses as replacement transportation.
  • Customers traveling to or from Joliet, Pontiac, Bloomington-Normal, Lincoln, Springfield, Carlinville and Alton can make reservations aboard the Lincoln Service train/alternate bus service.
  • Possible Delays: The Texas Eagle can encounter delays of up to 45 minutes traveling on the detour.
  • Trains 321 and 322 will be canceled.

We appreciate your patronage and apologize for any inconvenience. For reservations and information, visit Amtrak.com, use our free mobile apps, speak with station personnel or call 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245).

Thank you for traveling with Amtrak.

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