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Would re-introducing guards vans (cabooses ?) and split braking make a difference ?

I read somewhere that rail unions insist on 3 people in the engine cab, which really hits the economics and mandated the long trains. Britain makes do with one or two and so can have a lot of short frieght trians, which are easier to manage.

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Sun Mar 8th, 2009 at 04:48:55 PM EST

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