Photographs, travelogues, accommodations, and other information about train travel on the Amtrak Illinois Service Routes.
April 28, 2017 - Amtrak's Line from Chicago to Carbondale, Illinois.
New 100+ page rail route guidebook highlights 309-mile-long route. By Robert & Kandace Tabern. To date, we have authored nine railroad route guidebooks covering the various Midwestern passenger railroad routes out of Chicago. Our popular "Outside the Rails" book series now serves as a major fund raiser for the American Passenger Rail Heritage Foundation's Rail Rangers program, which provides free on board educational programs on private rail excursions in the Upper Midwest region. The goal of writing the route guidebooks is to....