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Piggyback transportation (Bbbad)

Definition
The practice of transporting highway trailers and containers on railroad flat cars. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Intermodal services (Bbba)
Narrower Terms
Trailer on flat car (Bbbadt)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Containerization (Bbbac)
Air truck transportation (Bbbaf)
Rail marine interface (Bbbam)