train http://northernpublicradio.org en All Aboard? Rockford To Chicago Train On Track For Next Year http://northernpublicradio.org/post/all-aboard-rockford-chicago-train-track-next-year <p>Rockford residents can look forward to taking a train into Chicago next year, after three decades without passenger rail service.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:51:52 +0000 Susan Stephens 45852 at http://northernpublicradio.org All Aboard? Rockford To Chicago Train On Track For Next Year Federal recommendations on deadly 2009 derailment in Cherry Valley http://northernpublicradio.org/post/federal-recommendations-deadly-2009-derailment-cherry-valley <p>The National Transportation Safety Board released its final report Tuesday on a deadly 2009 train derailment in Winnebago County.</p><p> Tue, 14 Feb 2012 23:12:17 +0000 Susan Stephens 6946 at http://northernpublicradio.org A train station for Rockford by 2014 http://northernpublicradio.org/post/train-station-rockford-2014 <p>&nbsp;</p><p>Construction is expected to begin later this year on a new passenger train station in downtown Rockford. Governor Pat Quinn announced the state was putting three million dollars toward the effort during a news conference at the historic Tinker Swiss Cottage Tuesday afternoon -- not far from where the station will be built. The governor said not only is it important to look at transportation needs all over the state, it&rsquo;s important to make sure northern Illinois is connected, especially Rockford.</p> Wed, 18 Jan 2012 08:00:58 +0000 Susan Stephens 5592 at http://northernpublicradio.org A train station for Rockford by 2014