Company proposes improvements for rail service

July 5, 2014

Corridor Capital chairman James Coston presented the company’s plans for the new Hoosier State service at the meeting featured below:

A handful of options from a private company, and some key decisions about government spending, are all that remain between continued service or the end of the line for the Hoosier State passenger rail route.

Corridor Capital LLC outlined potential improvements to the Amtrak route during a Wednesday meeting with Indiana Department of Transportation staff, and elected leaders from seven communities served by the train, said Tippecanoe County commissioner Tom Murtaugh. (video)

The state on Monday announced the Chicago-based contractor had been chosen over three other bidders and Amtrak to discuss the future of the 196-mile four-day-a-week route between Indianapolis and Chicago…

Corridor Capital presented ideas that address head-on some of the major obstacles blocking efforts to increase ridership and revenues, and make the route more self-sustaining, Murtaugh said…

Rest of the story and video at the Lafayette (Indiana) Journal & Courier, 4 July 2014

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