TITLE

RUNNING OFF THE ROAD

AUTHOR(S)
Banner, Steve
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
Commercial Motor;10/20/2005, Vol. 202 Issue 0000, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article assesses the prospects for transporting containers on railroads, as of October 2005. With traffic congestion worsening as the overburdened road network in Great Britain gradually crumbles, it is not surprising that some hauliers and their clients are using rail to shift containers. While a truck is still required to transport the box from the railhead to its final destination, letting the train take the strain over long distances makes better sense than leaving cargo stuck on a motorway for hours on end. INSET: Bladerunner.
ACCESSION #
18820966

 

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