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Old 02-19-2014, 11:40 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by xntrx View Post
I'd hate to be stopped behind one of those at a light, look out for rollbacks. Sorry, had to. This should be where the most research is done due to the huge quantities of fuel truck use as a whole. The down side is, if fuel costs go down too much, there goes whats left of train market.
Even if you decreased the fuel costs of tractor-trailers, you'd still have to worry about the congestion of all the rigs on the roads. Intermodal traffic is booming on railroads right now not only due to fuel costs but because some roads are getting too congested to efficiently move freight.

And then, railroads are always looking for whatever ways they can to be more fuel efficient as well.
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