Who else thinks freight trains should go faster through cities?

Answer Hahahaha, I can't help but chuckle at this one. I absolutely positively guarantee you, the train crews are going as fast as the rules allow, you think you are the only one with something better to ... Read More »

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In the uk were does all the different freight go like steel, coal, stones .e.g on the freight trains?

Your question is a bit like asking "how long is a bit of string?", but in general terms freight is moved in 'block' train-loads from one point to another. These traffic flows include:Container traf... Read More »

How fast can freight trains go?

In the United States, the average freight train speed is 20 mph, but this is hardly the fastest speed possible. On April 3, 2007, BBC News reported that a French train set a new record for the fast... Read More »

After 1840 freight moved more by trains and less by?

Water ways!The world was very dependent on rivers and canals for movement of freight. Major cites of the world had come about because of access to rivers. The main hindrance to development of the m... Read More »

Do most freight trains burn coal?

No, most freight trains do not burn coal. Freight trains transport and deliver coal. Most freight trains run on diesel fuel. While trucks provide better energy efficiency, a freight train's ability... Read More »