Canada eyes freight rail as cost-efficient solution to transport woes

04/30/2012 | National Post (Canada)

Growing demand for service from various industries, along with road congestion and surging fuel costs, are prompting Canada to look for more ways to use rail transportation. A number of abandoned tracks have been upgraded and put back into service, and Canadian National's 10-year, $8 billion corporate investment and track network development indicate that freight rail is expected to transform cargo transportation because it is more cost-efficient than trucks, according to this article.

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