Chicago is known as the “black hole” for trains because of the frequent congestion. With Canadian National (CN) now bidding for the Kansas City Southern, if that deal goes through, some of the problems might go away. CN owns the old EJ&E – the Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Railway that neatly bypasses the Windy City. See the map from days gone by.
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