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All aboard: State fair goes 200 years back in time with train exhibit

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Hoosiers can step aboard 200 years of Indiana history when they climb on the Indiana Bicentennial Train at this year’s state fair. But the train is nothing new for Indiana. Since 2003, the Indiana Historical Society has used the big red train to cross the state to transport traveling exhibits. […]

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Business-class train service now making trips to Chicago

Amanda Creech TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – A new business-class train service that provides daily round trips between Indianapolis and Chicago is up and running. “As far back as anyone can remember there’s only been coach service on the train,” Will Wingfield, Indiana Department of Transportation spokesperson, said. “We brought in a private contractor, Iowa Pacific, to […]