Tuesday, March 6, 2018

High speed rail inching out air travel in EU and Asia

Trains are more fuel efficient than air travel. This is true for freight as well as passengers. This article shows in charts who high-speed trains are taking market share from air travel by being virtually as fast but less expensive. That sends a market signal to choose the more sustainable option. Not to mention they are a lot more comfortable than the sardine cans we call airplanes these days.

Watch Out, Airlines. High Speed Rail Now Rivals Flying on Key Routes - Bloomberg

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-09/high-speed-rail-now-rivals-flying-on-key-global-routes

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