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Heavy truck movements on roadways versus freight by rail

Highways that are not constructed to a standard to withstand the impact of heavy traffic leads to continuing and increasing unrecoverable costs for constant repair. This is particularly noticable on the South Western Highway. The problem has also been experienced in many other countries which are actively promoting the increased benefits of rail transport.
Listed below are some relevant publications.