City’s Contract With Motive Rail Extended

The operating agreement for the Chillicothe Owned Railroad was extended at Tuesday’s City Council meeting.  The Council approved the contract with Motive Rail.  City Administrator Darin Chappell says under the agreement, Motive rail takes care of the operation. He says recently, Motive Rail has increased the amount of track that is usable as storage. Chappell says those repairs and upgrades […]

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Rail Crossing Work in Chillicothe

Work on a railroad crossing means a road closure in southeast Chillicothe next week. In an e-mail from MNCRR, a company called Capital Rail will be in Chillicothe to replace the Corporate Drive crossing, with work expected to begin Monday or Tuesday. The work is expected to be complete on or before Thursday the 11th. Road detour signs will be […]

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Emergency Rail Crossing Repairs Needed

An issue with the railroad tracks in the industrial park will result in an emergency short term repair and long term solution.  Derrick McIntyre from Motive Rail explained the issue to the City Council at Monday’s meeting.  He said the traffic on the road is on a downhill pitch and that is causing a shift in the rail crossing, making […]

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