Objectives

  • To analyse the different elements that must be combined for the provision of port-rail services.
  • To provide the necessary training and information to those who will decide and manage logistics chains in which the railway 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.

Methodology

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

Contents

Lectures:

  • 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

Inland workshops:

  • Visit to the Traffic Control Centre of ADIF
  • Visit to a container terminal
  • Visit to an intermodal terminal
  • Visit to a vehicle terminal
  • Visit to a bulk terminal

Case Study

  • Participants will solve a case study in teams. It is based on a transport operation in which different transport alternatives are analysed.

Participant profile

  • Professionals dedicated to the maritime-railway transport of freight and logistics
  • Logistics, transport management and international business students

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Others (contact us)

Location

Barcelona

Duration

3 days

Tuition

  • 500€

Included in the tuition are the training materials and the diploma. Prices subject to change. Please, contact us.