TRAINS ARE BACK IN THE MODERN CONTAINER PORT

Early on in the maritime container revolution the view in most ports was that rail and ship should be well separated, with road movement acting as a buffer between them. Latterly, opinion has swung in favour of reducing the number of lifts required, which normally means bringing the wagons closer to the quayside. Layouts adopted by port authorities differ widely, as optimum solutions are by no means self-evident, but the proportion of containers handled by rail is growing steadily.

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    IPC Transport Press, Limited

    Dorset House, Stamford Street
    London SE1 9LU,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Marsden, M B
  • Publication Date: 1981-2

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  • Accession Number: 00330657
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 12 1981 12:00AM