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Update - Winter Weather Delays - Illinois

This is an update to the winter weather Service Advisory issued on Friday, December 1, 2006, regarding the delay of traffic moving throughout the state of Illinois.

The severe weather conditions continue to cause train delays across the state of Illinois and are also causing multiple signal system outages -- resulting in significant congestion between Galesburg and Chicago.

A portion of the system outage was returned to service at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, December 3, 2006. Currently we do not have an estimate on restoring the remaining signals affecting approximately 14 miles of track. We continue to operate under a manual system through the affected area.

Customers may experience delays from 24 to 48 hours on traffic in this region.

If you have any questions, please send an email to