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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
Rail company will invest millions in Gary facility

Rail company will invest millions in Gary facility

Canadian National Railway Co. plans to shift part of its operations to Gary, which would bring up to 251 new jobs in Northwest Indiana by 2015. CN plans to invest $165 million to redevelop the existing Kirk Yard rail facility.

August 08, 2011 8:00 am Photos

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Rail company CN shifting work to Gary, bringing up to 251 jobs

Rail company CN shifting work to Gary, bringing up to 251 jobs

Canadian National Railway Co. plans to shift part of its operations to Gary from Markham Yard in Homewood, which would bring up to 251 new jobs in Northwest Indiana by 2015.

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Infrastructure improvements key to CN Kirk Yard project

Company and local officials on Wednesday said Canadian National Railway Co.'s move to invest $165 million in Gary's Kirk Yard will improve the efficiency of moving freight traffic through the congested Chicago area.

August 03, 2011 3:00 pm

GUEST COMMENTARY: Celebrating the great trains that serve Indiana

When President Abraham Lincoln took on the funding and implementation of the intercontinental railroad, he probably could not have envisioned what such a project would do for the United States. Yet, during the middle of the Civil War (1861-1864), he boldly said this was a project this nation…

May 10, 2011 12:00 am
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

Train maker looking at Illinois relocation

SPRINGFIELD | Illinois is among at least three states vying to reap jobs from Wisconsin's rejection of federal funding for high-speed passenger rail.

December 20, 2010 12:00 am
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