Positive Future #384 (Feature photo – Italian High Speed Rail – CCA SA 2.0 Generic)
There is no question that perishable food should be transported quickly. On another front, fast transport via trains creates lower emissions than trucks on roads.
The European nations are working to shift road freight to rail freight and speed can make a difference. Now a new service called Mercitalia from Italy is introducing fast freight that travels at 185 miles per hour. No doubt that Italy’s leadership will set the stage for further development in Europe – and potentially the rest of the world. You can read the full story here: