Time to rethink the freight train

Jackson, Chris
September 2010
Railway Gazette International;Sep2010, Vol. 166 Issue 9, p3
Trade Publication
This article discusses the movement of bulk commodities as one of the primary functions of railroads. It recognizes the effectiveness of some railways at moving large volumes of commodities over long distances. It expects rising demand for railway transportation because of greater awareness of environmental issues, energy use and congestion. The article also predicts railways to become more productive because of the competitiveness of the freight sector.


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