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EURO CAREX : Cargo Rail Express

Results › Carbon report

Carex, an ecological project

Aircraft & Trucks

Air Freight is currently transported by trucks (50%) or by aircraft (50%)

  • Truck flows represent 180 million TKM*
  • Air flows represent 170 million TKM*

Equivalent in kilos of Carbon :

  • Trucks emit 11 millions kg of CO2 (+/- 3 million)
  • Aircrafts emit 77 millions kg of CO2 (+/- 25 millions)

Carex trains will emit only 3,3 million kg of CO2 (+/- 800,000).

CAREX trains will emit on average 17 times less Carbon  than the aircrafts and the trucks which are currently used. 

Carbon report according to the methodology of ADEME, French Environment and Energy Management Agency
(* TKM : Metric ton-kilometre)

Meeting with Mercitalia representatives

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A Euro Carex delegation met representatives of the Italian rail transport company Mercitalia, which will launch a high-speed railfreight service in Italy in October 2018.