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EDITORIAL: Stopped trains stop first responders

EDITORIAL: Stopped trains stop first responders

Getting stopped by a train is a regular feature of life in the region. Getting stopped by a stopped train shouldn't be, however.

August 06, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Stopped trains stop first responders

EDITORIAL: Stopped trains stop first responders

A Norfolk Southern train approaches a crossing in rural Porter County. While this train kept moving, many have created safety hazards by blocking crossings in the region.

August 06, 2014 12:00 am
Hammond punches trains' ticket

Hammond punches trains' ticket

When Johnny Cash sang about the trains that keep a rollin', he mustn't have been in Hammond.

July 29, 2014 4:30 pm Photos

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Train car fire delays South Shore trains

Train car fire delays South Shore trains

CHICAGO | South Shore commuter trains were delayed for about an hour Friday night when a Norfolk Southern car caught on fire.

February 01, 2014 3:14 pm

141st Avenue in Cedar Lake to be closed starting Monday

CEDAR LAKE | Railroad crossing repairs will close a portion of 141st Avenue from Parrish Avenue to U.S. 41.

September 08, 2013 12:00 am
Gary airport project delayed until September 2014

Gary airport project delayed until September 2014

GARY | Worse-than-expected ground contamination must be cleaned up before the Gary/Chicago International Airport can complete its $166 million runway expansion, which will be delayed until late next year.

July 02, 2013 3:30 pm Photos

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Norfolk Southern crossings statewide will get safety upgrade

In a rail crossing improvement program targeting mainly rural communities, Norfolk Southern railroad and the Indiana Department of Transportation are teaming up to improve 550 rail crossings across the state.

February 15, 2013 5:45 pm
PHIL WIELAND: Welcome to Indiana's high-speed malfunction junction

PHIL WIELAND: Welcome to Indiana's high-speed malfunction junction

The focus of the high-speed train world in the Midwest suddenly is on the town of Porter. I hope the attention doesn't go to the town's head.

October 14, 2011 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Get high-speed rail project moving

It has been nearly two years since federal funding was granted for the a high-speed rail project in Northwest Indiana, yet no construction has begun yet. It's time to get this project moving.

October 10, 2011 12:00 am

Indiana congressmen want action on airport expansion

GARY | Indiana's two U.S. senators and most of its House delegation have sent letters to CEOs of three of the nation's largest railroads emphasizing the need to move swiftly on finalizing agreements needed to expand Gary/Chicago International Airport.

September 26, 2011 3:45 pm

Norfolk Southern trains to increase Gary speeds

Norfolk Southern freight trains will be moving at higher speeds through 18 Gary rail crossings on the city's south side starting Monday.

August 10, 2011 11:00 am

Judge closes Hammond man's suit against Norfolk

HAMMOND | A judge closed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against Norfolk Southern Corp., ruling the railroad could not be held responsible for injuries a Hammond man suffered at a crossing.

May 31, 2011 6:00 pm
Gary airport OKs rail agreement pushing expansion forward

Gary airport OKs rail agreement pushing expansion forward

GARY | The Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority on Monday approved a landmark agreement clearing the way for airport expansion.

April 25, 2011 5:30 pm
Stop the train! NWI wants share of rail boom

Stop the train! NWI wants share of rail boom

Northwest Indiana business leaders want to capitalize on the coming deluge of trains expected to move through the region in the next two decades, but first they have to find a way to get some of those trains to stop here.

February 27, 2011 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Don't let railroads spike airport plan

When the FAA-approved expansion of Gary/Chicago International Airport was announced, the expectation was that the runway expansion would be completed with all due haste. It should have been done by now, yet the groundbreaking hasn't even taken place.

February 20, 2011 12:00 am
Rail agreement opens gate for growth at Burns Harbor port

Rail agreement opens gate for growth at Burns Harbor port

Railroad carrier Norfolk Southern has won the right to provide all switching services at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor, a move the port and railroads are saying will increase shipping and business opportunities there.

February 07, 2011 5:00 pm
Valpo adds parkland for the future

Valpo adds parkland for the future

VALPARAISO | The city's parks system officially grew by 70 acres last month with the park board's acceptance of the Vitoux property from the Parks Foundation board.

February 06, 2011 12:00 am

Official: $128M airport project will begin in July

INDIANAPOLIS | Dirt will fly by the Fourth of July.

January 21, 2011 12:00 am

Commissioner wants more for leased farm land

VALPARAISO | Porter County Commissioner John Evans is not opposed to the county continuing to lease 24 acres of its land for farming, but he believes the county should be taking home a little more bacon.

December 14, 2010 12:00 am
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