TITLE

Fighting for the future of freight

AUTHOR(S)
Sellnick, Oliver
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Railway Gazette International;Jun2010, Vol. 166 Issue 6, p82
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author expresses his belief that an international exchange of ideas could open opportunities to develop rail freight. He contends that modal shift to rail could help reduce carbon dioxide emissions and stresses the need for railways to develop sales strategies that capitalize on their environmental benefits. He also calls for collaboration between train operators, intermodal companies and terminal managers to optimize the use of capacity. He sees the need for private investment to complement public funding to meet financial challenges.
ACCESSION #
51539055

 

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