Term of the Road Dictionary

intermodal interface

  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / English
  • Theme : Operations Transport Multimodal Transport
  • Definition : Dedicated area in an intermodal terminal for transferring freight from a vehicle using one mode of transport to a vehicle using another mode of transport. Note: an intermodal interface may be equipped with cranes to transfer freight, depending on the modes of transport involved (rail, air or sea) [OQLF].

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