Training course in the introduction to maritime-rail intermodality

Accessing specific training in intermodal transport and the operations that take place to move between different modes of transport in ports, with a particular focus on rail transport, will allow you to design, build and manage door-to-door logistics operations more efficiently and safely, and will provide you with the tools to analyse direct costs and environmental impact for their subsequent optimisation.

Three days

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Included in the tuition are the training materials and the diploma. Prices subject to change.

Discounts available for alumni and collaborators!

  • Analyse the different elements that need to be combined for the provision of rail services.
  • To provide the necessary training and information to those who want to decide and manage logistics chains in which rail can be a profitable alternative in terms of services, cost or time.
  • To know the infrastructures and equipment necessary for the use of the railway.
  • To promote the use of rail transport by disseminating its characteristics and particularities
Participant Profile
  • Professionals dedicated to the maritime-railway transport of freight and logistics
  • Supply Chain specialists focused on transport
  • Final year logistics, transport management and international business students
SURCO workshop - Group photo

In this course participants gain a complete view of port-rail operations and terminals in ports connected by the railway. Highly experienced professionals explain first-hand how operations are organised, managed and developed in such logistics infrastructures.

Visits to facilities allow participants to learn in the field and experience the operational perspective of the rail-port connections.

Students attending a lecture during one of the Escola's courses



Course participants networking during a lunch break



Check out the programmes of the upcoming editions:

  • Current Maritime-Railway Situation in Spanish Ports:
    – Maritime-Railway Infrastructures
    – Technical Characteristics of the Railway Freight Network
    – Railway Freight Terminals
    – Railway Accesses to Ports
    – Interior Railway Network and its intersection in the Service Area

  • Key Elements of Rail Transport

  • Contracting of Railway Services

  • Case study presentation and discussion

  • The Port of Barcelona: a commitment to intermodality

  • PORTICrail: strategic info-structure

  • Success Cases: Transportes Tomás


Muy buena organización, profesores y contenido. Visitas muy interesantes igual que la oportunidad de conocer y hacer networking con los compañeros.

Visto desde el transporte convencional: increíbles, una visión completamente nueva.

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