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A Class 92 hauled container freight train on the West Coast Main Line, United Kingdom

Rail freight transport is using railroads and trains to transport cargo. They don't transport human passengers. Trains may transport bulk material, intermodal containers, general freight or special freight in cars designed for a specific reason. Rail freight practices and economics are different by country and region.

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