Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Northern Lights Express

Proposed passenger rail service between Minneapolis and Duluth, MN

About this project

NLX corridor map, showing potential stops at Minneapolis, Coon Rapids, Cambridge, Hinckley, Superior WI and Duluth

NLX corridor map showing potential stops at Minneapolis, Coon Rapids, Cambridge, Hinckley, Superior WI and Duluth.

The Northern Lights Express is a proposed high speed passenger rail project that would provide rail service between Minneapolis and Duluth. If constructed, NLX will operate on approximately 152 miles of existing BNSF rail corridor.

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Open houses

Thank you to those who attended the December 2014 public open houses in Cambridge, Hinckley, Superior and Sandstone. View open house materials.

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