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Volume 134, 201718th International Scientific Conference - LOGI 2017
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Selected Options for Modelling of Transport Processes Particularly in Relation to Intermodal Transport
University of Žilina, Faculty of Operation and Economics of Transport and Communications, Department of Road and Urban Transport, Univerzitná 1, 010 26, Žilina, Slovak Republic
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The first specialized road-rail combined transport operators were founded by road hauliers, who experienced road capacity bottlenecks and collaborating railways in the late 1960s in Europe. Combined transport is thus the optimal embodiment of the European concept of co-modality, whereby the strengths of both participating modes of transport – road and rail – can best be exploited: the flexibility of road transport in pre- and post- haulage, while the low energy need, safety, speed and reliability of rail transport.
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