Train whistles in downtown Springfield will be around for a while longer
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WRSP/WICS) —
It'll be next summer before the trains stop whistling along Springfield’s third street corridor.
The city announced in October, five crossings were permanently closed to make the area a quiet zone.
After the city finishes installing permanent barricades, it can apply for quiet zone status.
The trains won't stop blowing their whistles until the city is approved for that status.
They expect that to happen next summer.