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.
CSX said the closure is part of a companywide effort to cut costs amid a huge decline in coal-carrying revenue.
Indiana environmental officials believe contaminants recently found on the site of the Indiana Transportation Museum are oil-based but don’t think an emergency response is needed.
The fate of the historic Nickel Plate Railroad could be decided this summer—but there’s no consensus on what the corridor should look like or on the impact or costs of projects.
Train, trail or both? That’s the debate in Hamilton County involving officials from Fishers and Noblesville and the Indiana Transportation Museum.
The operators of the suspended Indiana State Fair train have devised a plan for expanded service that would feature year-round trains rolling between Noblesville and downtown Indianapolis.
Officials have been discussing ways to use or improve the 37-mile Nickel Plate railroad corridor, following a fallout between the Hoosier Heritage Port Authority and the Indiana Transportation Museum, which operated the popular Indiana State Fair train.
The Indiana Department of Transportation announced Monday its contract with Iowa Pacific Holdings for the troubled Hoosier State Line would remain in effect only through February.
An agency that oversees the Indiana State Fair train is looking for a new partner to operate the 37-mile route.
Federal rail and state transportation officials have approved a process that could restore passenger rail service to Fort Wayne.