June 27, 2004

Straining trains

The telegraph is running a story that trains consume more feul to move passangers than diesel cars, which puts a stake into any enviromental reasons for using them, so there is no reason to use commuter trains at all as the other two reasons, speed and conveneince only really come to the fore over long distances. And sometimes not at all. Trains should haul cargo, not people.


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