TITLE

Rail shuttle idea gains traction

AUTHOR(S)
Mongelluzzo, Bill
PUB. DATE
October 2003
SOURCE
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);10/20/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 42, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the idea of a rail shuttle between the ports and distribution and transloading centers. Purpose of the idea; Comments from Don Breazeale of SeaLand Service Inc.; Benefits of the Alameda Corridor in Southern California; Comparison of the cost of moving containers by rail against that by truck. INSET: PROS AND CONS OF RAIL SHUTTLE.
ACCESSION #
11132000

 

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