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The Working Party on Intermodal Transport and Logistics (WP.24 and its predecessors) has, since 1951, provided a forum for exchange of technical, legal and policy information, as well as best practices, in combined and intermodal transport at the Pan-European level.

This work prepares the ground for policy advice and for the negotiation and administration of multilateral legal instruments.

The objective is to promote combined and intermodal transport in the 56 UNECE member countries and to ensure the maximum utilization of equipment, infrastructure and terminals used for such transport.


Meetings and Events


30 September 2014
The provisional agenda and working documents for the 57th session of WP.24 to be held 10-11 November 2014 are now available.

16 June 2014
The WP.24 workshop on the role of freight forwarders and logistics in intermodal transport chains was held in Brussels, Belgium on 12-13 June. More details here.

28 February 2014
The Inland Transport Committee endorsed the new IMO/ILO/UNECE Code of Practice for Packing of Cargo Transport Units (CTU Code) and expressed the hope that it would soon be extensively used and referred to by Governments and the transport industry. View the press release.

13 February 2014
The WP.24 follow-up workshop on weights and dimensions of intermodal transport units was held in Paris on 6-7 February. The workshop reviewed the interoperability requirements for road, rail and inland water transport of various intermodal transport units (ITUs). More details here.

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