Residents Seek Solution to Train Crossing Delays
December 5, 2018
Locomotives united the east and west. The Panhandle Nebraska area knows it well as local history. But some Cheyenne County residents are also familiar with long trains that can delay transit from one point to another.
The dilemma, sometimes stress, is when a blocked crossing keeps residents from the rest of the community, or worse yet, when the blocked crossing keeps first responders from completing a call.
"We are landlocked," Kim Phillips said recently.
Phillips and Jim Pelster recently addressed the Cheyenne County commissioners regarding the dilemma.
"It really picked up after the der...