Tuesday, February 26, 2013

transferring freight from the highways onto the railways

One of the most significant figures in the US Class 1 railroad statistics posted a couple of weeks ago was the growth in intermodal traffic - between 2009 and 2011 this increased by an aggregate 2 million carloads; a big reduction in congestion on the highways.  In this commercial CSX states that one of their freight trains carries what 280 trucks do.

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