SELECTION OF A SUITABLE INTERMODAL TRANSPORT UNIT IN RAIL TRANSPORT

1 ŽIDOVÁ Zuzana
Co-authors:
1 ZITRICKÝ Vladislav 1 KLAPITA Vladimír
Institution:
1 University of Zilina, Faculty of Operation and Economics of Transport and Communications, Žilina, Slovakia, EU, gerhatova@stud.uniza.sk, vladislav.zitricky@fpedas.uniza.sk, vladimir.klapita@fpedas.uniza.sk
Conference:
10th Carpathial Logistics Congress, Hotel Pod Zámkom, Bojnice, Slovakia, EU, June 15 - 17, 2022
Proceedings:
Proceedings 10th Carpathial Logistics Congress
Pages:
99-105
ISBN:
978-80-88365-08-2
ISSN:
2694-9318
Published:
31st October 2022
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Abstract

In Europe, intermodal transport is an indispensable element of transport policy, mainly because of the reduction of the negative effects of road transport on the environment, fuel and energy consumption, highway and road maintenance costs, land take and road safety. The geographic location of the Slovak Republic predetermines and accentuates the importance of transit transport in the west-east and north-south directions. Intermodal transport in the Slovak Republic has very good conditions in the road-rail system, because the Slovak Republic has a well-developed rail and road network within its transport infrastructure. The aim of the article will be the comparison of different types of intermodal transport units transported by rail freight transport together with the selected type of goods.

Keywords: Intermodal transport, railway, intermodal transport unit

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