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Can Freight Trains Be Electrified?

  • Alice J. FriedemannEmail author
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Energy book series (BRIEFSENERGY)

Abstract

High-speed passenger rail is all the rage, but when it comes to electrification of America’s freight trains there’s no buzz, almost total silence. Europe and Russia have electrified freight trains, so why doesn’t the U.S.?

Keywords

Diesel Engine Freight Train Rail Line Passenger Train Freight Rail 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.OaklandUSA

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