RAIL SERVICE REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

CITY OF HERRIN

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

RAIL SERVICE OPERATING COMPANY

 

The City of Herrin, Illinois, is seeking proposals from qualified entities with experience, knowledge and qualifications necessary to operate and provide rail freight service on the City’s railroad lines.  The City’s railroad lines are entirely within the City of Herrin and consist of approximately 3.7 mile in length and intersect with the BNSF railway at Herrin.  The prospective operator is to facilitate rail freight service and to maintain the railroad premises and City owned equipment for the benefit of shippers and the City.

 

All written proposals shall be due at the City Clerk’s Office, no later than 4:00 PM CDT, August 29, 2018, at Herrin City Hall, 300 N. Park Avenue, Herrin, IL  62948