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Title Is electrifying the freight rail network cost prohibitive?
Date Posted 5/5/2021
Description At a cost as high as $4.8 million per track mile along complex segments, electrification via overhead catenary of the freight rail network may be cost prohibitive; the Association of American Railroads believes it is. Costs may be closer to $2 million per track mile for most segments, and the costs would be moderated by the benefits of electrification, including lower emissions.

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