Fall P ress Release

The Indiana Transportation Museum is releasing the attached press release to the media as of Sept. 28, 2015. The museum is a nonprofit institution dedicated to engaging and inspiring future generations through historic, immersive train ride experiences. The museum extends sincere gratitude to all whom elect to publish this content. Furthermore, our team will be […]

By |September 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Nickel Plate Road 587 Update – Summer 2015

It’s Here…
You’ve asked and waited, and we’re more than excited to share. Read about the latest progress on our efforts to return the iconic steam locomotive, Nickel Plate Road 587, back to service. Read all about the labor intensive rebuild of the engine’s smokebox, which is now brand new. We are excited to be entering […]

By |September 2nd, 2015|Nickel Plate Road 587 Updates|0 Comments

Current Newsletter- Looking Ahead to A New Season

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By |March 22nd, 2015|Newsletters, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Note- Museum Grounds at Forest Park Closed during the Indiana State Fair

August has come, and the Fairtrain presented by the Indiana Transportation Museum is in full swing! During the Indiana State Fair, our museum grounds located in Forest Park will remain closed until the weekend of August 23rd when we resume our regular operations.

You may catch the FairTrain during this time in Fishers at 116600 Municipal […]

By |August 11th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fallen Flag- Virginia Tappan “Ginny” Duncan

It is with heavy hearts to report that Ginny Duncan, longtime member and volunteer at the Indiana Transportation Museum, passed away yesterday. Ginny had volunteered at the Indiana Transportation Museum alongside her husband Bill Duncan for many years. Ginny filled a number of roles throughout her time volunteering with us, all of which involved serving […]

By |July 5th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Leviathan Weekend Recap

To kick off the Indiana Transportation Museum’s 2014 season, steam locomotive Leviathan 63 visited our railroad as part of the fundraising efforts for the 2015 Lincoln Funeral Train. It was hard to find a frown this weekend as steam excursions made their way up and down our line for the first time in over a decade […]

By |April 28th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments