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One of the great frustrations for people who do business in the Capital City or simply go there as a tourist, is being stopped by Downtown trains. Efforts to move rail traffic seven blocks further south are moving ahead with the dedication of a $20.8 million rail underpass. Senator Dick Durbin says it's a classic example of the Illinois Congressional Delegation working together, regardless of party, for the state's transportation needs.



Federal, state and local officials continue efforts to create more rail underpasses and bring high speed rail to the edge of Springfield's Downtown area.

 
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