The Freight plans to begin home games at the new Fishers Event Center in March 2025 and will be joined in the 8,500-seat venue by the Indy Fuel hockey team by the end of 2024.
City hopes to start Union Station overpass rehabs this year, land new tenant for Grand Hall
Each street running below the overpasses—including adjacent stretches in the open air—would undergo improvements, to cut down on vehicle parking, increase pedestrian access and pay homage to historical and cultural milestones in the city’s history.Read More
INDOT to study expansion of Indy-to-Chicago train service
INDOT is expected to use a federal grant to develop a service plan for the Amtrak Cardinal line that would include increasing its frequency from three days a week to seven days.Read More
After Ohio derailment, Indy officials consider impact of potential downtown toxic spill
In downtown Indianapolis, where train lines hug the eastern and southern boundaries of the city’s Mile Square, a hazardous spill evacuation could affect more than 100,000 people—including office workers, residents, business owners and visitors, depending on the time of day.Read More
Railroad safety has become a key concern nationwide ever since a train carrying hazardous chemicals derailed and caught fire in East Palestine, Ohio, in February.
U.S. railroads were warned to take certain cars out of service Thursday after Norfolk Southern discovered loose wheels on a car involved in last weekend’s derailment in Springfield, Ohio.
Railroads like the one involved in last month’s fiery crash and toxic chemical release in Ohio would be subject to a series of new federal safety regulations and financial consequences under legislation being introduced Wednesday by the state’s two U.S. senators.
The bill lawmakers are considering would impose a compromise labor agreement that was voted down by four of the 12 unions representing more than 100,000 employees at large freight rail carriers.
A national rail strike, which could happen as early as Dec. 5, would threaten the nation’s coal shipments and its supply of drinking water.
About 56% of the track maintenance workers represented by the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes Division union who voted opposed the five-year contract even though it included 24% raises and $5,000 in bonuses.
President Joe Biden said Thursday that a tentative railway labor agreement has been reached, averting a strike that could have been devastating to the economy.
Car buyers might not get the vehicle they want on time, commuter rail lines could see service disrupted, and shipments from everything from oil to livestock feed could be snarled.
Progress Rail, a subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., says the locomotives use no fuel and emit zero exhaust emissions.
Already, ports in Jeffersonville and Mount Vernon move goods to and from Indiana along the Ohio, downstream to the Mississippi River and out to the Gulf of Mexico.
Central Indiana’s rail terminal to the world is CSX Transportation’s Avon yard, in Hendricks County. But don’t look for much in the way of rail shipments from here directly to the West Coast. The yard operates well below capacity. Meanwhile, CSX has been investing hundreds of millions of dollars in infrastructure upgrades to terminals in Ohio and farther east.
Progress Rail Services, which said last October that it would create up to 650 jobs in Muncie by 2012, now expects to employ just 250 people at the plant by the end of next year, according to a magazine.
Conexus Indiana, an industry-driven advanced manufacturing and logistics initiative, is spearheading the development of a
strategic logistics plan.