Can Freight Trains Be Electrified?

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


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.?


Diesel Engine Freight Train Rail Line Passenger Train Freight Rail 
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  1. 1.OaklandUSA

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