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Indiana Department of Transportation

INDOT > Multimodal  > Railroad Railroad

INDOT's Rail Office is dedicated to preserving and developing freight and passenger corridors throughout the state of Indiana. This is done through financial assistance to railroads and port authorities, participation in regional planning groups, and monitoring rail industry developments. 

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FY 15 Industrial Rail Service

The Rail Office is pleased to announce ten railroads were selected to receive Industrial Rail Service Fund Grants for FY 2015.    Those selected include the following:   Grand Elk Railroad, Indian Creek Railroad Company, Indiana & Ohio Railway, Indiana Northeastern Railroad Company, Indiana Southern Railroad, Kokomo Rail, MG Rail, Inc., Michigan Southern Railroad Co. d/b/a Napoleon,  Defiance, & Western Railway, Toledo, Peoria & Western Railway, and the Winamac Southern Railway.

FY 15 Grade Crossing Fund   

The Rail Office is pleased to announce 31 recipients of INDOT Railroad Grade Crossing Fund (RRGCF) grants for 2015. The total funding amount awarded was approximately $565,000.  Recipients of the funds include six counties, ten cities, five towns and ten railroads.  The RRGCF assists communities and railroads with funding for passive safety enhancements at rail–highway crossings including for signage, pavement markings and grade crossing surface improvements.  The list of recipients is attached here.

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Contact Information

Tom Beck
Code Enforcement Officer
Address 100 N. Senate Avenue, Rm N955
Indianapolis, IN  46204
(317)232-4786
tbeck2@indot.in.gov

Mike Riley
Manager-Rail Office
Indiana Department of Transportation
100 N. Senate Ave., ICGN 955
Indianapolis, IN 46204
317-232-1491
mdriley@indot.in.gov

Venetta Keefe
Senior Rail Planner
Indiana Department of Transportation
100 N. Senate Ave., IGCN 955
Indianapolis, IN 46204
317-232-1474
vkeefe@indot.in.gov

Thomas R. Rueschhoff, P.E.
Rail Project Manager
Indiana Department of Transportation
100 North Senate Ave., IGCN 955
Indianapolis, IN. 46204
Phone: (317) 233-2065
trueschhoff@indot.in.gov