Next Generation trainsets are coming to the Midwest!
Union Depot, St. Paul, Minnesota
Hoosier State Train, Indiana
Passengers at Battle Creek, Michigan
Working to implement a 21st Century passenger rail system by adding the Midwest Regional Rail Initiative network and additional state-supported corridors to the region’s existing passenger rail infrastructure.
The Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Commission (MIPRC) brings together state leaders from across the region to advocate for passenger rail improvements. Formed by compact agreement in 2000, MIPRC's current members are Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and Wisconsin.
The main purposes of the compact are to promote, coordinate and support regional improvements to passenger rail service:
The Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Commission’s new Universities & Colleges Passenger Rail Survey of students, faculty and staff at 30 colleges and universities across the Midwest about passenger rail service presents good news both for current service and its growth potential.