Track Work Affects Chicago-St. Louis Route

Upcoming track work by Union Pacific will result in some cancellation and services changes for Lincoln Service and Texas Eagle trains between Chicago and St. Louis on Sept. 21 and 22.

  • Train 300 will be canceled, and alternate service will not be provided. Passengers can make reservations aboard other Lincoln Service trains or the alternate bus services shown below.
  • Trains 301, 302 and 303 will be canceled, and bus service will be provided at all stations on the route.
  • Southbound Train 21/421 will detour between Chicago and St. Louis on Sept. 21 and 22, and will not stop at any intermediate stations. Alternate transportation will not be provided. At St. Louis, the train will resume its normal schedule to Los Angeles.
  • Northbound Train 22/422 will operate as scheduled to St. Louis. On Sept. 21 and 22, the train will detour between St. Louis and Chicago, and will not stop at any intermediate stations. Passengers on Train 22/422 destined for Chicago will remain on the train. Passengers on Train 22/422 traveling to stations between St. Louis and Chicago will get off the train in St. Louis and board a bus to their destination. The bus will only stop to discharge passengers.
  • Trains 321 and 322 will be canceled on Sept. 21 and 22. Passengers may make reservations on Lincoln Service bus/train services referenced above.

Amtrak said that trains traveling through the work area may encounter delays of up to 45 minutes.

 

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