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Published 09/11 2012 10:23PM

Updated 09/12 2012 10:25AM

ILLINOIS -- More people are riding the rails. A new report shows Amtrak ridership was up more than 5% over the past 11-months.

In fact, Illinois saw one of the biggest increases in the country. The Chicago to St. Louis route saw the biggest increase in passengers. Experts say the rising cots of gas is pushing more people to travel by train.

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