The new Amtrak boarding platform, at 1,000 feet long, is about 50% longer than the old platform and includes a new heated shelter. (EC)
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Amtrak improvements to Homewood train station officially opened June 25

The west side of the Homewood train station is now accessible for all, thanks to a $15 million renovation project by Amtrak.

Area elected officials, Amtrak officials and CN and Metra railway officials gathered on Saturday, June 25, to celebrate the completion and opening of the renovated facilities. 

The new Amtrak boarding platform, at 1,000 feet long, is about 50% longer than the old platform and includes a new heated shelter. (EC)

The project included renovations in the station building, a rebuilt platform and a ramp that allows passengers with mobility challenges an . . .

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