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A Federal Railroad Administration official said Thursday the agency is committed to working with the state of Illinois to complete a passenger…

Quad-City supporters of a passenger rail connection between Chicago and Moline said this week that they’re confident the project is moving forward.

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  • Times staff

Bettendorf was featured in three of the top stories of the past week, including a Quad-City landmark that has started to come down.

The state of Illinois' request to extend a federal grant for the construction of a passenger rail link between Chicago and Moline has been app…

The budget that Illinois lawmakers passed and Gov. Bruce Rauner signed into law on Thursday includes funding for a passenger rail connection b…

The state of Illinois has told the Federal Railroad Administration that it is moving forward with the Chicago to Quad-Cities passenger rail pr…

U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., is calling on Gov. Bruce Rauner to release state funding for a passenger rail connection between the Quad-Citi…

  • Brian Wellner bwellner@qctimes.com

The cause of the March 5 train derailment near Galena, Ill., may have been a wheel malfunction, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said Thursday after meet…

  • Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Four trains hauling crude oil have derailed in the U.S. and Canada since mid-February, rupturing tank cars, spilling their conten…

  • Brian Wellner bwellner@qctimes.com

Colona, Ill., Fire Chief John Swan has the escape routes perfectly mapped out in his town of 5,100.