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GUEST EDITORIAL: Staring match over Hoosier State line

GUEST EDITORIAL: Staring match over Hoosier State line

As if the future wasn't confusing enough over saving the Hoosier State — the Amtrak passenger rail line that runs between Indianapolis and Chicago and includes a stop in Lafayette — last week's whistle stop tour by Amtrak's CEO showed just how messed up the situation is.

October 09, 2014 12:00 am

Chicago company is finalist to operate Hoosier State

The Indiana Department of Transportation has chosen Corridor Capital LLC, of Chicago, as the finalist for operating the Hoosier State passenger train between Chicago and Indianapolis.

June 30, 2014 2:45 pm

Hoosier State passenger route facing decisions

LAFAYETTE, Ind. | Supporters of a passenger rail line from Indianapolis to Chicago say the upcoming selection of a private company to improve services is just the beginning, with the next step being to press local and state lawmakers to renew their commitment to the service.

June 14, 2014 1:31 pm

Amtrak, companies submit proposals on Hoosier State

The Indiana Department of Transportation has received four proposals to provide services for the Hoosier State Amtrak route between Chicago and Indianapolis.

May 05, 2014 10:45 am

EDITORIAL: Amtrak privatization could go off rails

The Indiana Department of Transportation is misguided in hoping to privatize rail operations along Amtrak's Hoosier State route.

April 10, 2014 12:00 am
Indiana unemployment plunges to five-year low

Indiana unemployment plunges to five-year low

Indiana's jobless rate plunged to a five-year low of 7.5 percent last month, and dipped to 8.3 percent in the Gary metropolitan area.

November 22, 2013 5:00 pm

Dyer balks at Amtrak route subsidy

Dyer has ended up as the lone holdout in the state-led deal to rescue the Hoosier State Amtrak route.

November 07, 2013 6:00 pm

EDITORIAL: Indiana keeps passenger service on track

Indiana took longer than other states to approve additional funding for Amtrak, but now the Hoosier State passenger service will keep going for another year. It is a move in the right direction.

October 17, 2013 12:00 am

Indiana inks agreement to continue daily Amtrak service

INDIANAPOLIS | Amtrak trains traveling between Indianapolis and Chicago will continue stopping at Dyer and Rensselaer every day of the week for at least one more year.

October 15, 2013 2:49 pm
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