Blackhawk line http://northernpublicradio.org en Wait Continues, But There's Still Hope For Amtrak Route http://northernpublicradio.org/post/wait-continues-theres-still-hope-amtrak-route <p></p><p><a href="http://www.suntimes.com/business/23143381-420/amtrak-carries-record-number-of-passengers.html">Amtrak is coming off a record year for ridership</a>. And it still hopes to re-establish service in northwest Illinois. That was supposed to happen near the end of this year. But supporters wonder if the project will get off the ground by then. Some also wonder if the new route will attract enough customers to sustain itself. Fri, 10 Jan 2014 12:35:53 +0000 Mike Moen 41569 at http://northernpublicradio.org Wait Continues, But There's Still Hope For Amtrak Route