Amtrak’s Eclipse Train in Illinois Sells Out in 22 Hours

Carbondale, Ill. (AP) –The train goes roundtrip from both Chicago and then Champaign to Carbondale in southern Illinois, which is near where the total eclipse Aug. 21 is expected to be peak duration. Amtrak spokesman Marc Magliari says the special train service sold out 22 hours after it was announced.

Each rider will receive eclipse viewing glasses.

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