Rail Intermodal Keeps America Moving
This document defines rail intermodal as the long-haul movement of shipping containers and truck trailers using railroad flat cars with truck travel at one or both ends. Topics covered include the development of the U.S. rail intermodal network, major U.S. intermodal terminals, U.S. rail intermodal traffic, 2000-2015, the reasons for recent rail intermodal growth, the public benefits of rail intermodal transport, and projected demand.
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Association of American RailroadsWashington, DC United States
- Publication Date: 2016-5
- Media Type: Digital/other
- Features: Figures; Maps; Photos;
- Pagination: 5p
- TRT Terms: Benefits; Demand; Freight traffic; Freight transportation; Intermodal terminals; Intermodal transportation; Railroad transportation; Trend (Statistics); Trucking
- Geographic Terms: United States
- Subject Areas: Freight Transportation; Motor Carriers; Planning and Forecasting; Railroads;
- Accession Number: 01603583
- Record Type: Publication
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Jun 16 2016 3:38PM