Component Infrastructures
Land Loading/unloading area.
Stacking area (storage).
Gate access.
Potential for expansion.
Rail access Spur (small terminal) or a through rail line (larger terminal).
Utilities Lighting, drainage, sewage.
Operating facilities Buildings (administration, maintenance, warehousing), scale.
Security Gate, fence, surveillance.
Main Infrastructure Components of an Intermodal Rail Terminal Facility
An intermodal rail facility has five basic components; land to house the various functions of rail access, storage and gate access, rail access (one track minimum with several tracks for large facilities), utilities, operations and security.