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Intermodal Freight Transport

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Beschreibung

This book provides an introduction to the whole concept of intermodal freight transport, the means of delivering goods using two or more transport modes, recounting both European experience and UK developments and reporting on the extensive political influences on this form of transport. This is placed into context with reference to developments in North America and Asia.Detailed explanations are given of the road and rail vehicles, the loading units and the transfer equipment used in such operations. In particular, the role of the Channel Tunnel in the development of long-haul combined transport operations between the UK and Europe is considered.

Inhalt

What is Intermodal Freight Transport?;UK and EU Policies for Intermodal Transport;Intermodal Developments in the UK;Intermodal Transport in Europe;Intermodalism in North America and World Markets;The Road Haulage Role in Intermodalism
Rail Freight Operations;Inland Waterway, Short-Sea and Coastal Shipping;Environmental and Economic Issues
Grant-aid and Government Support;Intermodal Networks and Freight Interchanges;Intermodal Road and Rail Vehicles and Maritime Vessels;Intermodal Loading Units, Transfer Equipment and Satellite Communications;Carrier Liability in Intermodal Transport;Intermodal Documentation and Authorizations;Customs Procedures;International Carriage of Dangerous Goods;Safety in Transport

Produktinformationen

Titel: Intermodal Freight Transport
Autor:
EAN: 9781136394645
ISBN: 978-1-136-39464-5
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Adobe-DRM
Format: E-Book (epub)
Herausgeber: Taylor & Francis
Genre: Kunst
Anzahl Seiten: 304
Veröffentlichung: 11.08.2006
Jahr: 2006
Untertitel: Englisch