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History: A freight train or goods train is a group of freight cars (US) or goods wagons (International Union of Railways) hauled by one or more locomotives on a railway, transporting cargo all or some of the way between the shipper and the intended destination as part of the logistics chain. Trains may haul bulk material, intermodal containers, general freight or specialized freight in purpose-designed cars. Rail freight practices and economics vary by country and region.
Early American designs were generally more powerful than their European counterparts, particularly after the introduction of articulation, which led to enormous variants like the 2-6-6-6 "Allegheny," 4-6-6-4 "Challenger," and 4-8-8-4 "Big Boy." Canada, Mexico and the United States are connected by an extensive, unified standard gauge rail network. Partially from Wikipedia
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Item created by: gdm on 2018-06-20 07:06:48. Last edited by gdm on 2018-06-20 07:10:55
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