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8 Railroad Innovations Promoting Environmental Awareness (PHOTOS)

04/18/2011 09:32 am ET | Updated Jun 15, 2011

With the 41st anniversary of Earth Day quickly approaching, organizations and corporations all over the world are focusing on new initiatives to promote environmental awareness and conservation - particularly the railroad industry. Of all freight-transportation options, rail is the most environmentally friendly way to move goods over land. In fact, if just 10% of the nation's freight were shifted to rail, fuel savings would approach a whopping one billion gallons annually. Given that pollution and climate change are two of this era's most deliberated issues, we looked at nine CSX freight-rail innovations that encourage environmental prosperity and make our world a cleaner, safer place.

8 Railroad Innovations Promoting Environmental Awareness (PHOTOS)

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