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August 3, 2015

 

Road construction on Interstate 69.

Morning Headlines: Monday, August 3, 2015

INDOT says a stretch of I-69 will be complete by the end of 2015; the Hoosier State Rail Line is secure for two years. Read more in our morning roundup.

August 1, 2015

 

Amtrak

Amtrak Line From Indy to Chicago Gets Two-Year Deal

The line's future has been uncertain for months as the Indiana Department of Transportation sought to work out a solution to funding cuts.

June 30, 2015

 

amtrak train

New Hoosier State Line Service Will Not Begin July 1

Indiana Department of Transportation spokesman Will Wingfield says the state will continue to fund the trains until Iowa Pacific can take over.

June 22, 2015

 

amtrak station

11 Amtrak Stations Noncompliant With Disabilities Act

A Department of Justice investigation revealed inaccessible parking, inadequate counter height, and refusal to sell tickets to customers with disabilities.

April 15, 2015

 

amtrak train

Potential Hoosier Rail Operator Would Add Student Riders

Iowa Pacific Holdings President Ed Ellis says his company could boost ridership on the Hoosier State Rail Line by tapping into a different demographic.

April 6, 2015

 

amtrak train

INDOT, FRA Reach Deal To Keep Hoosier State Line Running

The line, which has faced several threats of closure in recent months, was set to cease operation at the end of this month if a deal wasn’t reached.

March 18, 2015

 

Amtrak train on tracks.

Senators Urge Railroad Admin to Save Hoosier State Line

State and federal authorities must reach a decision before April 30 to save the Hoosier State Line railroad.

March 13, 2015

 

train

Hoosier State Rail Line Service To Continue Through April

INDOT previously said service on the line would end April 1 because of a Federal Railroad Administration decision to classify the state as a railroad carrier.

March 6, 2015

 

amtrak train

Hoosier State Rail Line Service To End April 1, INDOT Says

The Hoosier State Rail Line’s future had been in some doubt for months because of funding issues, but it wasn’t those concerns that led to INDOT’s announcement.

January 30, 2015

 

amtrak train

INDOT Extends Amtrak Contract As Negotiations Continue

The Indiana Department of Transportation has extended the passenger rail service's contract while long-term negotiations on the Hoosier State line continue.

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