Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation Distrcit
All westbound South Shore trains are operating on schedule after early morning delays of up to 20 minutes due to red signals east of the Dune Park station, according to a statement issued by the commuter rail line.
CHESTERTON | Ridership on the South Shore commuter railroad fell 1 percent in 2012, impacted by slow job growth in Chicago's Loop as well as a slow holiday shopping season, according to the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District.
A broken rail just west of Michigan Boulevard in Michigan City has westbound South Shore commuter trains running 10 to 15 minutes late this morning.
Ridership on the South Shore commuter railroad is flat from last year and freight railroads also are seeing mixed results.
South Shore commuter trains were running on schedule Monday morning after damage to a substation Sunday caused significant delays and cancellations in Porter and LaPorte counties.
A project to install Wi-Fi in South Shore trains has been short-circuited by a sudden lack of interest on the part of the vendor, who was providing equipment in exchange for the right to sell ads on the home page.
The NATO summit will cost South Shore operator Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District about $100,000 when all bills and losses are tallied.
Freight railroads continue to see mixed results so far this year, with total carloads down but intermodal traffic – mainly containers carried on freight trains – turning in consistent gains so far this year.
South Shore riders should be able to connect to free Wi-Fi on trains in 2012, with the commuter railroad now wiring cars in preparation for installing the necessary hardware.
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