Climbing fuel prices spur “rail renaissance”

Dec 3, 2008
Railroads are going through what industry leaders like to call a “rail renaissance” that has tipped the scales of long-haul shipping in favor of rail over trucks. The numbers bear that out as well: 2006 and 2007 were the highest volume shipping years on record for the railroad industry, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR).

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