Cargo Capacity Comparison

 

ONE JUMBO
HOPPER CAR
(100 tons)
=   4 LARGE
SEMI TRUCKS
(25 tons each)

 
 ONE BARGE (1,750 TONS) = 16 JUMBO HOPPER CARS

 

 
 ONE BARGE (1,750 TONS) = 70 LARGE SEMI TRUCKS

 

 
 15 BARGE TOW = 216 RAILROAD CARS OR 1,050 TRUCKS

 

 


  •  Moving cargo by waterway transportation is 40% more efficient than railroads.

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Last updated: 5/24/2013 4:55:42 PM