Proposals submitted for Hoosier State rail line

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TIPPECANOE CO., Ind. (WLFI) – Four companies have submitted proposals to take over the Hoosier State rail line from Indianapolis to Chicago.

Federal funding for the line ran out last year. Several communities, including Lafayette and Tippecanoe County, are helping to fund the service.

Proposals from Corridor Capital, Herzog Transit Services, Iowa Pacific Holdings and Railmark Holdings are being considered. The State Highway Department is expected to announce the winner this summer.

INDOT says no disruption in service is expected as a result of the proposals. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, off topic, or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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