We believe that every possible effort should be made to help these hard-working individuals transition to other energy sector jobs in the renewable field if their jobs become obsolete in the future. As of current, they are at the whim of the boom-bust cycle of a finite resource. This project will not end the fossil fuel industry.
Solutionary Rail is not a means to either enable or restrict coal and oil shipments.
SR Book pg 81
In fact, electric trains are more efficient for moving coal than diesels due to the amount of wear these loads exert on diesel operations. In fact, some coal operations utilize electrified rail for the transport of coal to power plants.