There’s a new railway experience for Hoosiers to climb aboard this fall! New in September 2018, Nickel Plate Express operates train excursions from Atlanta to Noblesville year-round. Here are four things to know about the new train before riding the... Read more
Visit Indiana’s Mark Newman recently appeared on Boomer TV to discuss The Hoosier State Train. A transit option between Indianapolis and Chicago, the train travels through Western Indiana with stops in Indianapolis, Crawfordsville, Lafayette, Rensselaer, Dyer and Chicago.
As a young girl growing up near Pittsburgh, some of my fondest Christmas memories include the vast holiday decorating my parents would undertake. Dad–the original “Clark Griswold” of Christmas Vacation movie fame—with trees, wreaths, and thousands (and thousands) of lights... Read more
Picture-postcard American Christmas scenes often have electric trains set up and running circles around the base of the Christmas tree. Several Indiana cities, attractions and organizations are working to recapture that excitement with railroad-themed holiday activities. Indiana Santa Train December... Read more
Don’t let the fear of lake effect snow and icy highways deter you from visiting the northern part of Indiana this winter. Avoid potentially dangerous road conditions and hop aboard the South Shore Line instead. The train runs all day... Read more
I know it’s not Halloween yet, but I love a good haunt. Some biker buddies told me about the Tunnelton Tunnel. The tunnel, built in 1857 on a CSX Railroad line, is over a mile long (pitch black, you’ll need... Read more