Freight Expectations

Railroad Companies Launch Project to Match Growing Demands

Freight trains are chugging along just fine in the 21st century. Increased demand in the United States and parts of Europe is driving shipment tonnage up to record levels. It's not a temporary trend: According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, the growth of the nation's economy and population will result in a 40 percent increase in freight tonnage between 2015 and 2045.
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