Intermodal Terminals Network Modelling

  • Maria Cieśla
  • Jerzy Margielewicz
  • Damian GąskaEmail author
Part of the Lecture Notes in Intelligent Transportation and Infrastructure book series (LNITI)


The increasing traffic intensity and the emerging disproportions in the development of individual modes of transport cause that the European transport system becomes overloaded. Therefore, an important premise for the development of transport are the requirements of environmental protection, which affect the preference of environmentally friendly branches and transport technologies like multimodal or intermodal transport systems. The main objective of this chapter is to provide example of the terminals network modelling as well as the transport network using the graph method. A Polish logistic service provider PCC Intermodal was selected as an example of the logistic infrastructure network and its development. The article highlights influencing decisions regarding modelling of intermodal terminals network.


Intermodal transport Inland terminal Transport network configuration Intermodal transport network design Graph method 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maria Cieśla
    • 1
  • Jerzy Margielewicz
    • 1
  • Damian Gąska
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Faculty of Transport, Department of Logistics and Transport TechnologiesSilesian University of TechnologyKatowicePoland

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