4951.11 Appropriation of property by directors.

When it is deemed necessary by a majority of the directors of a domestic or foreign corporation owning or operating a street railway in a municipal corporation to appropriate private property in such municipal corporation, in order to avoid dangerous or difficult curves or grades or unsafe or unsubstantial grounds or foundations, to extend or shorten its railway line, or to provide land on which to extend its power plant, such corporation may appropriate so much private property as is necessary for the extension of such power plant, or for the construction, operation, and maintenance of the tracks, poles, supports, wires, cables, and necessary appliances of such railway other than power houses, machine shops, stations, or substations, in the manner provided by and subject to sections 163.01 to 163.22, inclusive, of the Revised Code. For the purposes provided in this section such corporation may change the location of any part of its railway.

Effective Date: 01-01-1966 .