How Trains Help Make Cars: Infographic

An automobile is made up of over 30,000 parts. Railroads play an important role in the building of cars. Railroads transport raw materials such as metals, plastic and glass to factories that produce auto parts. Then railroads again help move the parts to manufacturers who assemble them into cars. After that railroads transport the finished product across the country to various states for eventual sale to consumers by auto dealerships. The following infographic shows how trains help make cars:

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Source: Freight Rail: Designed to Drive a Nation, AAR

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  1. Canadian National Railway Co (CNI)
  2. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd(CP)
  3. CSX Corp (CSX)
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  5. Union Pacific(UNP)
  6. Norfolk Southern Corp(NSC)

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