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.
The speed of trains on a portion of the line that runs from Louisville to Indianapolis will increase incrementally over several weeks from a current maximum speed of 25 miles per hour to a speed limit of 49 miles per hour
Ticket sales have increased by 14 percent since the Hoosier State passenger train from Indianapolis to Chicago changed ownership and management a year ago, but fewer passengers are using the train.
As chairman of Senate Utilities Committee, Sen. James Merritt supported numerous bills favored by big utilities, the railroad’s biggest customer. Now he’s out of a job.
Iowa Pacific Holdings envisions Amtrak trains traveling between Chicago and Indianapolis 14 times a day.
The Indiana Department of Transportation says four-days-per-week passenger rail service between Chicago and Indianapolis has begun under a two-year contract with Amtrak and Iowa Pacific Holdings.
The Indiana Department of Transportation has asked Amtrak to continue operating the Hoosier State Line between Indianapolis and Chicago until the state can negotiate contracts with Amtrak, Iowa Pacific Holdings and communities served by the route.
The Indiana Department of Transportation’s effort to continue and improve the Hoosier State Rail Line has been rescued by a tax-amnesty program passed by state lawmakers.
Iowa Pacific Holdings Inc. President Ed Ellis he wants to increase round trips for the Indianapolis-to-Chicago line from four a week to 12 per day. And he wants to decrease one-way travel to less than two hours.
The Hoosier State passenger rail line between Indianapolis and Chicago appears to be back on track toward a long-term future, the Indiana Department of Transportation announced Monday.
INDOT has said it would only reconsider its move to end the Hoosier State line if the FRA or U.S. Department of Transportation reversed the new rail carrier policy.