electrifying all the major long-distance railroad lines in the USA
Somehow, I can't envision this in North Dakota, for instance. (Yes, there is a major E/W BNSF line here.) Between voltage drop, the hazards of weather, and the potential loss of livestock, I don't see that happening with better results than the current diesel electric locomotives.
posted on 08/23/2012 5:43:51 AM PDT
by Smokin' Joe
(How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
To: Smokin' Joe
We will see these change to LNG powered locomotives, not electrified from outside power source.
posted on 08/23/2012 7:01:48 AM PDT
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