MICHIGAN CITY | The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District reported Tuesday morning that a power outage has disrupted South Shore train service between Michigan City and South Bend.
The historic train depot at Calumet Avenue and Bush Street in Valparaiso faces demolition unless the railroad approves a plan to move it.
We have all been told about the great jobs that await Hoosiers if only the South Shore could deliver them to Chicago. Towns like Lowell, Valparaiso, Dyer, etc. would be in high cotton if only these towns were connected.
I’ve commuted from my home in Lowell to the University Park Metra stop for years, and I see many Indiana license plates in the parking lot.
Dyer residents whose sleep has been affected by train whistles at all hours of the night are now benefiting from a “quiet zone” created through town.
GARY | Police are searching for a man who carjacked a vehicle Wednesday morning from the Miller South Shore train station in Gary.
CSX Transportation Inc. is suing Chicago South Shore & South Bend Railroad, also known as South Shore Freight, to recoup $2.87 million it says it lost in a collision last year.
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VALPARAISO | A pedestrian was struck and killed by a train Monday night in Valparaiso, city authorities reported.
Representatives from Canadian National Railroad bring their miniature train, "Little Obie", to John Wood Elementary School in Merrillville to teach children about train safety.
Will Bates from Canadian National Railroad talks to students about train safety at John Wood Elementary School in Merrillville on Monday.
Students from John Wood Elementary School enjoy a ride on "Little Obie" in Merrillville Monday. The miniature train was brought to the school by Canadian National Railroad for a rail safety program.
Police officers make their way down a hallway as Calumet City police train Monday at the Sandridge Fitness Center.
Calumet City Memorial Park District fitness instructor Angel Loznano lies "injured" as Calumet City police enter the Sandridge Fitness Center during a training session Monday.
GARY | A Gary man was struck and killed by a train Saturday afternoon, and police and railroad security personnel are investigating why he was near railroad tracks.
LAPORTE COUNTY | A truck pulling a combine had a very close call with a freight train that clipped the back end of the semi trailer west of LaPorte.
Norfolk Southern representatives stand near a train Wednesday that clipped a trailer hauling a farm combine at South 500 West in LaPorte County.
Okay, I wish people would get their facts straight when writing to The Times. I refer to Lou Klimaszewski’s Sept. 26 letter. The Dyer station is described as being used by a limited number of passengers.
The historic train depot at Calumet Avenue and Bush Street in Valparaiso is slated to be demolished soon.
A notice for demolition hangs on a window of the train depot in Valparaiso.
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