A new study is reviving the possibility of high speed rail
service in Lima.
year, the city and the Lima Community Foundation contributed to a
passenger rail study undertaken by the Northeast Indiana Passenger Rail Association. The group is trying to link Chicago, Fort Wayne, Lima,
The proposed system would operate 12 trains each way
per day. Speeds could reach 110 miles per hour, with a trip from Chicago to Columbus taking about four hours. More than two million
riders per year are projected to take the Columbus to Chicago rail
The next steps include an environmental review and
fundraising for more studies.