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Old 02-23-2013, 10:15 PM   #1197
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Originally Posted by Tall Man View Post
Intermodal (rail) freight transport. The US needs more of it. A lot more. We must radically reduce the number of 18 wheelers on our highways and byways.
Rail = cheap and slow
Over the road = faster and more expensive

Lots of freight is moving by rail, but time critical ones OTR (produce, for example). Unfortunately, some reports say railroads are nearing capacity. Building new lines would be as tough as a pipeline ----- or tougher: pipelines don't make noise!

Need some innovation to get more trains on the same tracks--

Paul Baird
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