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This website has been created to provide information about the Illinois State Rail Plan, the planning process, schedule and to gather public input regarding the plan. We invite you to explore the website.

What’s New?

The 2012 Illinois State Rail Plan is complete. It provides a long range investment program framework for meeting the various needs of passenger and freight rail within Illinois and establishes a vision for future rail service. Click here to review the document.

For further information on the completed Illinois State Rail Plan, please contact us either by visiting the contact page of the website, or by mail:

Illinois Department of Transportation
Office of Planning and Programming
Attention: Rail Planning Manager
2300 S. Dirksen Parkway, Room 311
Springfield, IL 62764

Long Range State Transportation Plan

The Illinois State Rail Plan will be incorporated into the Long Range State Transportation Plan (LRTP). For more information regarding the LRTP, visit the project website at

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