Inter Modal Transport

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Inter Modal Transport
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Last Edit Date 2018-07-02

Inter Modal Transport means :

SDABC2015.png The ABC for Sustainable Cities - A glossary for policy makers. 1st edition (2015)

Intermodal transport is a form of combined transport, which is the movement of goods in one and the same loading unit or road vehicle, using successively two or more modes of transport without handling the goods themselves in changing modes. Combined transport is intermodal transport where the major part of the journey is by rail, inland waterways or sea, and any initial and/or final legs carried out by road are as short as possible.

European Reference Centre for Intermodal Freight Transport.