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.
BEFORE YOU GO
8 Railroad Innovations Promoting Environmental Awareness (PHOTOS)