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 Railroads

    Washington, DC  United States 
  • Publication Date: 2016-5


  • English

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  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Figures; Maps; Photos;
  • Pagination: 5p

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  • Accession Number: 01603583
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 16 2016 3:38PM