The author describes techniques used for multimodal transport and goes on to analyse the development of combined rail-road transport in France. He points out the advantages of the system for the trucker, the State, local communities and even car drivers, and describes measures taken by the authorities to develop combined transport, such as financial support and tariff incentives. In conclusion he points to the marked growth of piggyback and container traffic in recent years.

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    Broadfields (Technical Publishers) Limited

    Little Leighs
    Chelmsford, Essex CMB 1PM,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Collet, C
  • Publication Date: 1980-11

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 621-625
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00331517
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Union of Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 12 1981 12:00AM