Silver Rails Village is a retirement community for train enthusiasts
(and anyone else that would like to retire to a railroad themed community!)
that is still in the planning stages.
Silver Rails Village is in the heart of
Silver Rails Country. Click Here
for additional information about historic and other travel destinations located in this rural part
of Northeast Missouri (NEMO).
Many features are right on the grounds of the Silver Rails property. Others are in
Downtown La Plata, just a two minute drive from Silver Rails Village. Kirksville,
a major college and medical community with additional restaurants, theaters, museums,
other entertainment, hospitals and medical facilities is just a ten minute drive north
on route 63.
- One and Two Bedroom Attached Homes (1200 to 1600 sf - to be determined)
- About 100 Homes Will Be Built In Phases
- Cable-TV & Private Community Channel with Trains Through La Plata
- High Speed Internet
- Fishing, Hunting, Boating and Hiking.
- Several lakes and state parks 30 to 60 minute drive.
- Less than one mile from the La Plata Amtrak Station served daily by the Amtrak Southwest Chief.
The Amtrak Southwest Chief provides easy daily access to Kansas City (2 hours) and Chicago (5 hours),
as well as direct access to Albuquerque and Los Angeles and connections throughout the nation.
- Less than ten minutes from the Kirksville Regional Airport.
Cape Air provides 3 daily flights to St. Louis with direct ticket connections provided by
American Airlines to cities across the nation and the globe.
- Located directly on Missouri Route 63
Membership and volunteer opportunities to preserve and present railroad history at the
American Passenger Rail Heritage Foundation (APRHF.org)!
The APRHF operates the Silver Rails Gallery, the Silver Rails Memorial Library,
the Exhibition of Amtrak History, the Silver Rails Event Center, and more.
Private Pilots: The Kirksville Regional Airport just 10 minutes from Silver Rails Villlage
provides numerous private aviation services including refueling.
Click Here for more information.
Photo courtesy of Carl Morrison of