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Description: The diesel-burning locomotive, the workhorse of American railroads since World War II, will soon begin burning natural gas — a potentially historic shift that could cut fuel costs, reduce pollution and strengthen the advantage railroads hold over trucks in long-haul shipping.

Source: Star-telegram.com

Date: Jan 25, 2014

Link: http://www.star-telegram.com/2014/01/25/5511561/railroads-look-at-liqufied-natural.html?rh=1#storylink=cpy

Questions for Discussions:

  • Do you think a wholesale shift over to gas is feasible for the industry?
  • What are the financial pros and cons?
  • What would a major adoption of gas mean for the gas and transportation industries?
  • How would this affect investing and commodity prices of fuels in North America?

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