Ground level shot of Freightliner 66503 with container train

Freightliner feeds Scotland’s five a day fruit and veg habit

Freightliner 66503 with containersSource Freightliner UK

Scotland is known for many things. Kilts, bagpipes and whisky are all things Scottish. Then there is the famous Scottish diet – a stereotype that claims as long as it’s haggis (basically the entrails of a sheep) and as long as its deep-fried, it’s on the menu. In so much as that might be somewhat exaggerated, so is the Scottish aversion fruit and vegetables. However, thanks to rail freight, Scotland’s dietary shortcomings are being well fed, with a very healthy five-a-day habit.

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Author: Simon Walton

Simon Walton is RailFreight's UK correspondent.

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