What’s in the Pile? Get a Glimpse at 54 Tons

What does freight rail ship for you? Probably more than you think. In fact, freight rail works with trucks and barges to help move 54 tons of freight for each of us in a single year. That impressive pile includes all the raw materials and finished products that make modern life possible: the food we eat, the clothes we wear and the electronic device you’re using right now. Check out the video above to see what else freight rail carries for you.

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What Does Freight Rail Ship For You?

You’d be surprised just how many of the goods you use each day were at one point carried in a railcar.

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