More travelers using Chicago-St. Louis train route

October 12, 2010 3:19:37 PM PDT
More passengers are now boarding the train that runs between Chicago and St. Louis.

Amtrak says that more than 572,000 people have boarded the train over the past year. That's about 13 percent more passengers than the previous year.

The route is the seventh fastest of more than 50 routes Amtrak operates in the United States.