Topic 3 – Transportation Modes. A Diversity of Modes Intermodal Transportation Passengers or Freight?. 1. Transportation Modes. Transport modes: Vehicles: Mobile segment. Supporting the mobility of passengers, freight and information. Infrastructures: Fixed segment.
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Topic 3 – Transportation Modes
A Diversity of Modes
Passengers or Freight?
1 Barge Equivalency
22,500 Tons787,500 Bushels6,804,000 Gallons
15 barges on tow
100 Tons3,500 Bushels30,240 Gallons
10,000 Tons350,000 Bushels3,024,000 Gallons
100 car train unit
26 Tons910 Bushels7,865 Gallons
Local / Regional Networks
Rhine / Ruhr / Danube
St. Lawrence / Great Lakes
Less than 700 km
More than 700 km