How many miles can a freight train travel on a gallon of fuel?

Answer Freight trains are environmentally friendly because they can move one ton of freight approximately 450 miles on a single gallon of fuel, which makes them a more efficient means of transportation th... Read More »

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Freight train A goes from Charleyville to Dogpatch at 40 miles per hour. Freight train B takes 2 hours longer?

Any hogger worth his salt will always take 2 hours longer. That's why the fairer sex has always been so enamored with our efforts, in addition to tidy paychecks, sometimes the majority of which ar... Read More »

Does the rear of a freight train travel slower than the front?

Quite the reverse in reality.If you work through the equations of General Relativity, then, as speed increases towards the speed of light, then distance is compressed. So the rear of the train woul... Read More »

Does it make any sense that a train locomotive gets over 400 miles per gallon and a car only gets 50 at best?

The train does not get 423 mile per gallon. That figure is the mileage based on one ton of freight in a loaded train. If a train carrying 1,000 tons of freight gets 0.423 miles to the gallon of fue... Read More »

Is it possible to build a high speed train that can travel across the United States at 500 Miles per Hour?

California plans to build such a train that travels upwards of 100mph from San Diego to San Francisco with a few stops in between like Los Angeles. I forgot what the project was called, but it is s... Read More »