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Subject: Re: Trip report Part II Date: 10/10/2012 3:57 AM
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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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