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Morrow116 t1_j6ystq6 wrote

.6 mpg moving 16,000 tons of cargo. Try doing that in a semi truck.


var23 t1_j74ghsi wrote

Trains get like 500 mpg.


Morrow116 t1_j74gyha wrote

Trains do not get 500 mpg, that’s a per ton measurement. So a loaded coal train ~16,000 ton, get about .03 miles per gallon of diesel.