A whole train equals 50 trucks


The proposed benefit by CICAL is based primarily on the delivery of sugar by trainload over very large distances, reducing by 80% the emissions of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere * but also the consumption of fossil fuels.

Otherwise, the use of railways instead semitrailers minimizes the presence of trucks on the road (reduced congestion on roads including risk of accidents).

At last, the use of sustainable modes of transport provides an opportunity for manufacturers to improve their image from consumers.

* comparative study of 1 January 2014 to 31 October 2014