Why are Freight Trains Still So Essential to Modern Society?

It’s 2019, so… why are there still so many freight trains in operation? I mean, shouldn’t we have found a better solution to the transport of goods? Surprisingly, no. Freight trains are incredibly low cost and are some of the best ways to seamlessly transport goods long distances. Trains are cheap because they’re incredibly efficient – they encounter less friction and less resistance compared to their semi-truck counterparts.

Take a look at the comprehensive video below to learn a little more about why freight trains are so essential to our everyday life.

Trevor is a civil engineer (B.S.) by trade and an accomplished writer with a passion for inspiring everyone with new and exciting technologies. He is also a published children’s book author and the producer for the YouTube channel Concerning Reality.


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