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.