The big battle over whether passenger trains should be privately run or publicly run (and owned) is just on the horizon.
Earlier this month, the UK sold its holdings in Eurostar, the high speed train line that runs underneath the channel between the UK and France. Here's the BBC story on it.
And one union official charged that the UK was "selling the family silver for short term gain."
The issue will come to the United States soon, by 2020. And in the next decade we predict Americans will choose privately owned and run passenger trains. What do you predict?
A tugboat pushes an ocean going ship into the dock in Savannah, the nation's fourth largest port. From there the freight is loaded onto trains. Trains owned by the private sector.