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Post by jancancook on Sat Mar 26, 2011 1:36 am

A 2004 study from Lancaster University concluded that there was no environmental benefit to be gained from persuading car or plane travellers to switch to trains.[38] The study showed that trains had failed to keep up with the advances that the automotive and aviation industries had made in improved fuel efficiency. Express trains travelling from London to Edinburgh consumed 11.5 litres more fuel per seat than a modern diesel car and Pendolino trains weigh more per seat than the Airbus A380 airliner. A representitive from Modern Railways magazine is reported as having said:

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