Illini - Saluki Route Atlas
Chicago, Illinois to
Train Numbers 390 through 393
Click on at any time to go to the "Route Overview Page" where you may again jump to any station along the route.
Each "station stop" includes a photo of the station and a local map showing its location. Between the station pages there are detailed station to station maps and links to all of the counties that you pass through along the way.
Enjoy the Ride!
Illini and Saluki Route Description
The following has been extracted from Amtrak's "Illinois Service" Route Description.
"Visit the Sears Tower, Frank Lloyd Wright's studio, a Moorish villa, the world's tallest man statue, the 180 foot high Carillon Bell Tower or the home of Abraham Lincoln. Take in a Cubs game or see the White Sox. Illinois has many unique and exciting places that will make your trip memorable. Whether you are off to college, visiting family and friends or seeing the Prairie State for the first time, Amtrak can get you to over 25 Illinois cities in a breeze. The train makes your trip relaxing and pleasant as you watch the miles roll by."
The May 2010 Amtrak published rail travel distance between Chicago and Carbondale is 309 miles and the published rail travel time about 5 and 1/2 hours.