The advantages of and prospects for water-rail movement of bulk commodities are briefly examined. It is concluded that cooperation between water carriers and the railroads will increase sharply in the 1980s as a result of the pressures of inflation, the need to improve productivity and capacity, anticipated cost and fuel savings, and the likelihood that intermodal cooperation will economically benefit both modes.

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Pagination: pp 1-2
  • Monograph Title: Inland waterway studies
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00330027
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0309031052
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: May 21 1981 12:00AM