On Thursday, March 11, more than 50 attendees took part in the virtual town forum “TCMC Second Train - What’s in it for Red Wing” co-hosted by the Great River Rail Commission and the Red Wing Area Chamber of Commerce.
KTSP - March 11, 2021
A second Amtrak train could be running between the Twin Cities and Chicago. The Great River Rail Commission is proposing the second daily round trip passenger train between the two cities.
KTTC - March 11, 2021
As many Americans await the chance to travel once again, southeast Minnesota could have another option to get to one of the biggest cities in America.The following map shows the proposed route for a second daily roundtrip AmTrak passenger train between St. Paul and Chicago. There would be stops in Red Wing and Winona, as well as La Crosse. The Great River Rail Commission is leading the effort. That group is made up of elected officials from Minnesota and Wisconsin, according to its website.