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Source: Transport Canada, Transportation in Canada, Annual Report.
Canadian Intermodal Rail Traffic, 1970-2002
Trends concerning cargo transport using trailers on flat cars (TOFC) and containers on flat cars (COFC) well illustrate the increasing adoption of intermodal transport. Due to its great versatility, the container is highly favored as such a means of cargo transport.