Miller station

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Not to be confused with Miller Place (LIRR station).
Miller
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NICTD train about to depart from Miller station
Location U.S. Highway 12 and Lake Street
Gary, Indiana
Coordinates 41°35′52″N 87°16′6″W / 41.59778°N 87.26833°W / 41.59778; -87.26833
Owned by NICTD
Line(s)
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Connections Gary Public Transportation Corporation
Other information
Fare zone 5
Electrified Yes (1500v DC)
Services
Preceding station   NICTD   Following station
South Shore Line
South Shore Line
Before 1994
closed

Miller is a train station in Gary, Indiana, serving the South Shore Line commuter rail system. It serves the community of Miller Beach and is one of three South Shore Line stations within the municipal boundaries of Gary.

The Miller community, now more commonly known as Miller Beach, is physically separated from the city of Gary and from other municipalities in Northwest Indiana by parcels of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. The national park's Douglas Center for Environmental Education and its Miller Woods hiking trails are a mere 0.7 miles (1.1 km) north of the Miller NICTD train station.

On October 30, 2007, the executive director of the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission announced that the current plan calls for the Miller station to be closed at an undisclosed date.[1] This plan was met with fierce opposition from Miller residents as well as commuters from other neighboring communities who use Miller Station. Miller Station commuters objected to being forced to use the new Gary central station.[2] On August 12, 2008, Gateway Partners, the developers behind the new project, announced their intention to revamp their proposal in response to controversy.[3]

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GPTC

  • Route 13: Oak and County Line

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Coordinates: 41°35′52″N 87°16′6″W / 41.59778°N 87.26833°W / 41.59778; -87.26833