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Subject:  Re: Trip report Part II Date:  10/10/2012  3:57 AM
Author:  warrl Number:  647991 of 876031

Another assumption: Europeans ship most stuff by truck compared to here, where a lot is shipped by rail.

This is true. They put quite a bit less cargo on trains, and while barges and ships pick up a bit of the load the bulk of it goes into trucks on the highway.

Their rail system is designed for people, not freight.
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