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The South Shore Line to Make Yet Another Upgrade

Temporary busing for Chicago bound trains departing from Michigan City, Indiana while the South Shore Line upgrades five miles of overhead wiring.
    CHESTERTON, IN, August 03, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The Shore Line already has proven reliable for those traveling between Chicago and Northwest Indiana. This reliability comes from the line's willingness to make continuous improvements and this summer is no exception.

During construction, August 4 - 18, the South Shore Line will offer a bus route as an alternative to those Chicago-bound trains departing from Michigan City. The project aims to reduce any chance of delays for commuters who enjoy the South Shore Line for both business and pleasure. More updates are scheduled between September 8 - 12.

"We serve a wonderful community of individuals and families who use the train as an affordable and convenient option for commuting, or to get to activities in the Chicagoland area." stated John Parsons, NICTD Planning & Marketing Director, "this is why we make constant updates and improvements to the South Shore Line as far as safety and reliability are concerned." For more information visit or

About The South Shore Line: The South Shore Line is a passenger train line that runs from Chicago to Northwest Indiana. We transport passengers to and from their destinations using a high level of safety, reliability and efficiency.

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Jill Plourde
Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District

Chesterton, IN
Voice: 224-628-2442
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