Norfolk Southern Railway Co. challenged the statute after receiving 23 citations in Allen County from December 2014 to December 2015.
A not-for-profit group is taking legal action against Fishers, Noblesville and Hamilton County, saying officials violated public-access laws when making decisions regarding the future of the Nickel Plate Railroad corridor.
Ohio-based U.S. Rail Holdings has asked the Federal Surface Transportation Board to force the line’s owners to sell the railroad line.
The Indiana Transportation Museum has requested a judge grant a temporary restraining order to give it more time to move out of Forest Park in Noblesville and prevent the city from seizing its equipment and trains.
The Hoosier Heritage Port Authority and Nickel Plate Heritage Railroad Inc. have approved a 15-year operating agreement, making way for the new Nickel Plate Express tourism rail line to begin offering rides this year.
Lawmakers are reconsidering the ban with hopes of landing Amazon’s second North American headquarters.
A proposal to reverse the ban that has precluded Marion County and surrounding suburbs from building or acquiring a light-rail mass-transit project passed an Indiana House committee Wednesday.
The Noblesville-based Indiana Transportation Museum recently lost a court battle that would have allowed it to revive the annual Polar Bear Express from Fishers to Indianapolis. But the museum has found a new route for the holiday excursion.
Norfolk Southern operates freight trains in more than 20 states in the southern and eastern United States and in more than 50 counties in Indiana.
The Noblesville-based museum filed the complaint in July against the Port Authority, the city of Fishers and the city of Noblesville, accusing them of unjustly interfering in the museum’s operations.
Attorneys have started talking to landowners along the Nickel Plate Railroad corridor about their property rights.
Officials from Fishers and Noblesville, which share ownership of the 37-mile railroad corridor with Hamilton County, voted Monday morning to select the only bidder that plans to use just the northern part of the track. Hamilton County officials abstained from the vote.
The CSX Transportation and Louisville & Indiana Railroads will begin increasing the frequency, length and speed of trains between Seymour and Indianapolis as soon as Aug. 21.
Nearly all of the proposals submitted to operate the Nickel Plate Railroad line in Hamilton County would use the entire corridor, despite plans from local governments to rip up a major section of the rails for a recreational trail.
The museum sought the order in an attempt to regain use of the Nickel Plate rail line in time to run excursion trains during next month’s Indiana State Fair.
The Indiana Transportation Museum said it requested a federal temporary restraining order against the Hoosier Heritage Port Authority on Monday in an attempt to regain use of the Nickel Plate rail line in time for next month’s Indiana State Fair.<
The updates to the manufacturer’s corporate offices are aimed at collaboration and efficiency. The overpass construction is meant to smooth traffic flow at a key entry point to the city.
The Indiana Transportation Museum has notified officials from Hamilton County, Noblesville and Fishers that its intends to file a federal lawsuit accusing the government of unjustly interfering in the museum’s operations, causing it a critical loss of more than a half-million dollars in revenue.
Four proposals were submitted this week to the Hoosier Heritage Port Authority for expanded service along the Nickel Plate rail line, conflicting with another plan to turn the corridor into a pedestrian trail.
Crews are now upgrading the line through Franklin as part of Louisville & Indiana Railroad's plan for faster and longer trains between Indianapolis and Louisville.