WMTV Madison - June 29, 2021


The route runs through Columbus, Portage, Wisconsin Dells and Tomah in south central Wisconsin. It will also make stops in Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee, as well as La Crosse.

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June 28, 2021 - Saint Paul, Minnesota


The Twin Cities-Milwaukee-Chicago Intercity Passenger Rail project (TCMC Second Train) will receive $10 million from a more than $7 billion omnibus transportation funding package signed into law by Governor Tim Walz. The funds, combined with funds committed by Wisconsin and Amtrak, result in a full match for a federal grant awarded last year, and a green light for final design and construction.


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Pioneer Press - June 28, 2021


A planned second Amtrak train from St. Paul to Chicago is much closer to reality now that $10 million was set aside for it in the state’s omnibus transportation funding package signed into law by Gov. Tim Walz over the weekend.


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