Even as the Midwest continues work on preparing a high-speed rail network, Amtrak is proposing to discontinue service between Chicago and Indianapolis because of federal penny-pinching.
The public is asked to give input this month at a series of meetings focusing on the Chicago-Detroit/Pontiac Passenger Rail Corridor Program.
Indiana, Illinois and Michigan will work together on a study seeking ways to reduce rail congestion and allow trains to travel at higher speeds along the Chicago-to-Detroit high-speed rail corridor.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
VALPARAISO | Those who would like to see 21st century transportation come to the Midwest are encouraged to attend the the 12th annual Golden Spike seminar on May 12 and National Train Day in Indiana on May 13, both at the Harre Union at Valparaiso University.
Waiting for a long freight train to clear the crossing is frustrating. Knowing the train is hauling away not just freight but potential jobs is worse.
The South Shore passenger rail line will temporarily suspend Wednesday morning train service between South Bend and Michigan City because of the snowstorm.
A shipping and warehousing development using rail in Kingsbury that would have produced hundreds of new jobs has hit the brakes.
The glory days of luxurious rail travel are rekindled with a First Class train trip on the Zephyr Route.
The nation's railroads recently received a mandate from Congress to use a new concept in signal design for daily train operations.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Get ready for more track upgrades on the Amtrak line running through central Illinois.
GRIFFITH | Canadian National Railway has completed construction of a major rail connection in Griffith.
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