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South Shore Commuter Rail Line

NIRPC gets earful on South Shore extension

MUNSTER | A hearing on funding for a $3 million environmental impact study of the South Shore commuter rail extension Saturday turned into a wide-ranging discussion on the extension and other topics.

March 22, 2014 8:17 pm

NWI Forum supports $4 million for train expansion

The Northwest Indiana Forum supports legislation to provide millions to fund expanding the South Shore Line commuter rail.

March 03, 2014 6:30 pm

Mechanical problems delaying South Shore trains up to an hour

Some South Shore commuter trains are experiencing delays of up to an hour during the morning rush due to mechanical issues, representatives said.

January 10, 2014 8:19 am

South Shore service restored between Michigan City and South Bend

South Shore service between Michigan City and South Bend was restored early Friday afternoon after a power outage stopped commuter trains early Friday morning.

January 03, 2014 1:55 pm

South Shore Gary Metro Station accessible again for disabled riders

GARY | An elevator and escalator that take passengers up to the South Shore platform at the Gary Metro Center station are back in service after being shut down due to a failed inspection last week.

December 09, 2013 7:59 am

South Shore Gary Metro station inaccessible for disabled riders

GARY | A failed inspection on Wednesday on the elevator and escalator that take passengers up to the South Shore platform at the Gary Metro Center station forced both to be taken out of service indefinitely, making the station inaccessible to disabled commuters.

December 04, 2013 2:10 pm

Rain slows morning commute

A few scattered crashes coupled with heavy rains and winds slowed traffic on area expressways and commuter rail during the Wednesday morning rush.

November 06, 2013 9:40 am

No explosives found in suspicious package left on Chicago train platform

CHICAGO | An investigation by the Chicago Police Department's bomb and arson squad revealed no explosive devices in a package resembling a homemade bomb left on a train platform at the Van Buren Street station during the Wednesday morning rush.

October 02, 2013 5:45 pm
Mich. woman fatally struck by South Shore train in The Pines

Mich. woman fatally struck by South Shore train in The Pines

THE PINES | A pedestrian was struck and killed by a South Shore commuter train in The Pines at the start of the morning rush Wednesday.

September 25, 2013 12:22 pm

Man robbed at gunpoint in E.C. South Shore station lot

EAST CHICAGO | A 42-year-old Gary man told police he was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday afternoon in the parking lot of the East Chicago South Shore commuter rail station.

September 04, 2013 1:45 pm

Wire problems delaying Metra, South Shore trains at 63rd St.

Metra is reporting wire problems at the 63rd Street station in Chicago are significantly delaying trains on the Metra Electric and South Shore commuter rail lines in both directions.

July 19, 2013 8:05 am

Heavy rains pound parts of the region

Northwest Indiana residents woke up Wednesday to another downpour that caused roads to flood and delayed South Shore trains.  

June 26, 2013 11:00 pm Related

Westbound South Shore trains running on time after early morning delays

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.

April 24, 2013 7:50 am

South Shore trains back on schedule after early morning delays

MICHIGAN CITY | Westbound South Shore trains originating from the Carroll Avenue station are back on schedule after a broken rail caused delays of up to 20 minutes early Thursday.

March 21, 2013 8:39 am

South Shore service resumes after derailment in Michigan City rail yard

South Shore train service is resuming after being suspended during the morning rush due to a derailment in the commuter rail line's Michigan City rail yard early this morning.

January 28, 2013 9:04 am

Westbound South Shore trains running late due to broken rail

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.

October 30, 2012 6:30 am

South Shore equipment repaired; trains expected to be on time for afternoon commute

South Shore trains are expected to run on time for the afternoon commute after riders experienced significant delays Wednesday morning.

October 17, 2012 4:00 pm

South Shore trains on time for a.m. commute following Sunday power outage

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.

October 15, 2012 6:52 am

NICTD cop arrests Gary man twice in two weeks on drug charges

GARY | A 22-year-old Gary man is in Lake County Jail after being arrested twice by the same Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District police officer in two weeks.

March 27, 2012 1:05 pm

Final South Shore construction outage planned Saturday

The South Shore commuter rail line will have its final temporary service outages for construction Saturday, representatives announced Thursday.

August 25, 2011 6:22 am
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