Man convicted of stealing Hammond, Indiana railroad bridge seeks new trial

By Craig Lyons, Chicago Tribune; May 20, 2019 A Whiting man convicted of stealing a decommissioned Hammond railroad bridge is…

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President Trump offers former Indiana Congressman Rokita ticket to ride on Amtrak’s board of directors

By Dan Carden, Journal Review; May 8, 2019 INDIANAPOLIS — Former U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, a Munster native, last year…

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Indiana: Hoosier State Train to be Suspended in July

By Merritt McLaughlin, Writer/Reporter, Inside Indiana Business; April 29, 2019 INDIANAPOLIS – An Amtrak train service connecting Indianapolis to Chicago…

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Indiana’s new budget boosts South Shore Line investment; signed by Governor Holcomb

By Dan Carden, Cherokee Tribune & Ledger News; April 29, 2019 INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric Holcomb signed into law Indiana’s…

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Dead train rolling: Amtrak’s Hoosier State faces elimination, as Indiana finalizes $3 million in cuts

By Dave Bangert, Lafayette Journal & Courier; April 25, 2019 LAFAYETTE, Ind. – All last-ditch efforts to save the Hoosier…

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Amtrak: Elimination of Indiana’s Hoosier State line could threaten jobs at Beech Grove yard

By Julia Deng, WISH TV 8; April 25, 2019 BEECH GROVE, Ind. (WISH) — Hundreds of Amtrak jobs in Beech…

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Indiana: Last-Ditch Pitch to Save Hoosier State Train

By Mary Schuermann Kuhlman, Public News Service, Indiana; April 24, 2019 INDIANAPOLIS – Supporters of passenger rail service are making…

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Amtrak suspends Hoosier State tickets

By Nick Fiala, Reporter, Rensselaer Republican; April 8, 2019 RENSSELAER — Amtrak announced Monday that all tickets sold for rides…

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Amtrak reaches ‘Hail Mary’ time to save Hoosier State train in Lafayette, Indiana

By Dave Bangert, Lafayette Journal & Courier; April 3, 2019 LAFAYETTE, Ind. – From a perch on the walkway that…

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Federal Transit Administration gives favorable rating to proposed Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District commuter-rail extension

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; March 26, 2019 The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has given the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District…

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Indiana: Amtrak shaves 15 minutes off Hoosier State, with survival, $6M state cut on the line

By Dave Bangert, Lafayette Journal & Courier; March 21, 2019 LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Could 15 minutes buy another two years…

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Indiana: Amtrak, CSX agree on Hoosier State schedule changes

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; March 22, 2019 Amtrak and CSX have reached a mutual understanding to improve the schedules of…

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Teenager hit by train gets no relief in appeal to 7th Circuit Court

By Marilyn Odendahl, The Indiana Lawyer; March 19, 2019 A 17-year-old who was found to be more than 50 percent…

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Indiana: Rail projects top infrastructure investments

By Andrew Steele, The Times, nwi.com; March 10, 2019 The web of commuter rail that spreads from downtown Chicago into…

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South Shore, Chicago Metra firm up partnership through 2024

By Andrew Steele, Kokomo Perspective.com; February 27, 2019 CHESTERTON — Terms of the track-usage and service partnership between the South Shore…

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Hoosier State route fans hold out hope as Amtrak line cut from Indiana budget plan

By Dave Bangert, Lafayette Journal & Courier; February 19, 2019 LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The future of Amtrak’s Hoosier State line,…

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Amtrak train route between Chicago, Indianapolis in jeopardy without funding

By The Associated Press, Chicago Sun-Times; February 16, 2019 INDIANAPOLIS — Supporters of an Amtrak line that runs between Indianapolis…

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Indiana’s South Shore eyes new rail cars, other upgrades in capital plans

By Andrew Steele, The Times; February 4, 2019 The South Shore Line has designated $40 million over five years starting…

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As Indiana Governor Holcomb aims to cut Hoosier State, Lafayette leaders look to save the train … again

By Dave Bangert, Lafayette Journal & Courier; January 11, 2019 LAFAYETTE, Ind. – West Lafayette Mayor John Dennis and Lafayette…

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Man convicted of stealing 100-year old Hammond, Indiana railroad bridge wants a new trial

By Craig Lyons, Post-Tribune, Chicago Tribune; December 31, 2018 Whiting man convicted of stealing a Hammond railroad bridge says federal…

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Key Holidays Introduces New Hoosier State Rail Tours

A press release from Key Holidays; November 20, 2018: WALNUT CREEK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Key Holidays™ unveiled today a new Indiana passenger…

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Rail Reinvented: 8 Train Stations With Awesome Comeback Stories

By Brittany Anas, livability.com; October 8, 2018 Some of America’s best comeback stories are playing out in a most unlikely…

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More trains headed through Seymour, Indiana

By January Rutherford, The Tribune; November 5, 2018 As promised, more trains soon will be rolling through Seymour, and they…

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Grimy, Glorious, Gone. The Divergent Paths of 7 Train Stations

By Mitch Smith, Photographs By Emily Najera, The New York Times; September 29, 2018 GARY, Ind. — Back when work…

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Norfolk Southern wins appeal of Allen County, Indiana citations

By Niki Kelly, The Journal Gazette; September 24, 2018 INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Supreme Court ruled today that Allen County…

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