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Department of Defense

Decrease Railroad Fuel Costs by Better Using Bessler Principle

Government railroad transportation costs can be reduced by reducing the fuel costs for railroad transportation with greater use of the Bessler principle. The URL CSX.com indicates that they get nearly 500 miles/gallon for moving a ton of freight by rail. They can get large fuel economies because they use the Bessler principle. Railroad fuel costs can be further reduced (with greater use of the Bessler principle) by... more »

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Department of Transportation

New railroad barons

Allow more and small competitors into the railroad system. Much like the POD self storage concept, commerce could be greatly added by a system that picks up containers in say New York and drops them in California. By getting more players in the container pick up and delivery system, we could generate more use of existing rails without costly expansion. Currently full truck trailers are transported by train in certain... more »

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