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There is a nostalgic romanticism attached to railroads, given their status as the first continental mass transit system for passengers and freight. But in the 21st century, rail transport is still a popular option for international trade. Standard gauge and broad gauge rail systems interconnect major cities throughout the U.S., Europe, South America, Asia and parts of Africa. While rail transport lacks the route flexibility and door-to-door convenience of trucks, it remains a thriving industry due to cost efficiency benefits, and its environmental friendliness compared to other transport options. More than 40% of freight within the U.S. is moved by railroads.
Rail connections that provide transport alternatives will ultimately be the first choice for customers seeking reliable options as well as… Read More
Common Good has released an update of its 2015 report “Two Years, Not Ten Years,” revealing that the cost of… Read More
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Fort Worth Alliance Airport, the world’s first industrial airport designed for cargo and corporate aviation traffic, has completed its highly… Read More
The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) today published a notice of funding opportunity to apply for $1.5 billion in… Read More
Thermo King, a provider of transport temperature control solutions, has announced that Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP) has selected its… Read More
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