Amtrak's improved speeds of 110 mph on its 97-mile route between Kalamazoo, Mich., and Porter, Ind., is expected to cut travel time by an estimated 20 minutes. "With our partners in Michigan, we will extend this 110 mph service from Kalamazoo to the state's central and eastern regions in the coming years." said Amtrak CEO and President Joseph Boardman. The railroad installed Incremental Train Control System technology developed by GE, Amtrak and the Federal Railroad Administration. Amtrak plans to use the ITC on its Chicago-St. Louis line to improve speeds there as well.

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