Intermodal rail investments benefit U.S. freight system, suppliers

BNSF, Canadian National, CSX, Norfolk Southern and Union Pacific are among railroads that have made their own investments in intermodal to reduce long-haul truck traffic, congestion and air pollution as well as promote fuel conservation and cut road maintenance expenses, said Grant Cothran, NS manager of intermodal development. This article offers an in-depth view of how their projects also spur economic growth and job creation and attract new business from other industries.

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