DYER | Train traffic has doubled and the noise level has increased since Canadian National Railway bought the former EJ&E line in 2009, several hundred Dyer residents say.
A visionary rail plan piggybacking on the Illiana Expressway is gaining widespread notice but so far attracting little support from railroads.
INDIANAPOLIS | Fulfilling a campaign promise, Gov. Mike Pence created a "blue ribbon" panel Thursday to plan the next generation of Indiana's roads, rails, waterways and airports.
SPRINGFIELD | Lawmakers are signaling for more statewide passenger train service by showing support for the potential creation of an east-west rail corridor.
The building of Potash Corp.'s new transfer facility in Hammond has been delayed, but the Canadian company remains firmly committed to the project, having spent $12 million at the site already, a top Potash Corp. executive said Friday.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Senate passed several House-approved legislative proposals sponsored by Northwest Indiana lawmakers Tuesday that are now headed to Gov. Mike Pence for his signature or veto. They include:
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.
Canadian National Railway has completed a merger of its EJ&E Railway into its Wisconsin Central subsidiary, in a move the company said will have no impact on extensive improvements it pledged when it acquired the EJ&E in 2009.
JACKSON TOWNSHIP | A westbound locomotive was traveling 58 mph Friday afternoon when it turned a bend on the CSX tracks near County Road 500 East and County Road 600 North and crashed into the wreckage of two other trains.
CHICAGO | Alfonso Quiroz worked for 24 years at the old Pullman-Standard Co. plant that built railroad cars used nationwide. When the company folded, he was among employees who were supposed to help dispose of the company's tidbits.
On behalf of other rail fans like me, this is a small correction to the very interesting article on the Calumet overpass.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mitch Daniels signed 26 bills into law this week, bringing his total to 57 bills signed this year without a veto.
INDIANAPOLIS | Superseded railroad regulations and a dozen little-used state boards and commissions could be coming off the Indiana law books, thanks to an effort by state Rep. Chet Dobis, D-Merrillville.
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.
Developments in far off lands could have a big impact on everyone's drive to work in Northwest Indiana, with the number of freight trains lumbering through the region expected to double by 2035.
The life of the Calumet Region has been shaped by, among other things, the construction of various structures.
A coalition of labor and environmental groups called Monday for more investment in freight railroads, including projects such as the $71.4 million Indiana Gateway, as the best means of ending U.S. dependence on foreign oil and creating jobs.
An Amtrak train sped through the crossing on County Line Road just north of U.S. 12 Thursday morning at 79 mph.
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