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Galena
Station statistics
Address 812 Park Ave, Galena, IL 61036
Line(s)
Platforms 1
Tracks 1
Parking Yes
Bicycle facilities Yes
Other information
Opened Date unknown
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by City of Galena

The Galena Amtrak station is a proposed train station located in Galena, Illinois, and will serve a new Chicago-Rockford-Dubuque Amtrak route that is expected to begin operation in late 2014 or early 2015.[1] However, with the new proposal for Amtrak service to terminate in Rockford following the inability of the state of Illinois to reach a deal with the Canadian National Railway for use of their tracks, the Galena station project is on hold until a deal can be reached with the CN.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Amtrak route for area on target for late 2014, early 2015". Midwest High-speed Rail. May 18, 2012. Retrieved August 9, 2012. 
  2. ^ Sweeny, Chuck; Guerrero, Isaac (April 10, 2014). "Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's Amtrak plan stops short of Freeport for now". The Journal Standard. Retrieved September 8, 2014. 

Coordinates: 42°24′43″N 90°25′44″W / 42.4120°N 90.4289°W / 42.4120; -90.4289


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