• European Intermodal Transport – From Vision to Reality

    A T&E factsheet examining some of the technical and political barriers to exapanding the use of intermodal freight transport in Europe.

    Intermodality is concerned with the optimal integration of different transport modes through new, more efficient use of the transport system, reducing transport costs and achieving added value. Bearing in mind the problems of pollution, lack of safety1 and congestion on the roads that are harming the European Union’s competitiveness, intermodal transport is seen as one of the best options for meeting the environmental and economic requirements for sustainable transport