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Fri, Oct-19-2012 15:36:40

Amtrak passenger train briefly hits 111 mph in test run


An Amtrak train made an historic run at 110 mph on Friday through Illinois` breadbasket. The train, packed with dignitaries and high-speed rail fans, actually briefly clocked 111 mph near Dwight, Ill., on the way to Pontiac. The entire 110 mph segment -