MAIN TYPES OF TRANSPORT

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MAIN TYPES OF TRANSPORT SYSTEM AT GLOBAL AND EAST AFRICAN LEVEL

4 Advantages of pipeline transport

4 Advantages of pipeline transport

Pipeline transport involves the transportation of gases, water and oil using pipes. It is highly used in urban centres for transporting domestics and industrial water through pipes e.g. water used in Kampala is mostly transported by pipelines from Ggaba on the shores of Lake Victoria. Pipelines are also used in transporting oil (petroleum) from Mombasa …

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Seven (7) disadvantages of rail way transport.

7 disadvantages of railway transport

Rail transport is a means of conveyance of passengers and goods, by way of wheeled vehicles running on rails. It is also commonly referred to as train transport. Railway transport has the following disadvantages: Huge Capital Outlay: The railway requires is a large investment of capital. The cost of construction, maintenance, and overhead expenses are …

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disadvantages of road transpor

5 disadvantages of road transport

Road transport is a very popular mode of transport used by suppliers and businesses to deliver orders. Many transport companies provide scheduled delivery days and next day delivery services, depending upon your needs. Goods can be packed/grouped in containers that are also used for sea transportation.  The following are Disadvantages of road transport are: Road …

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Nine (9) disadvantages of water transport

9 disadvantages of water transport

Water transport is the cheapest and the oldest mode of transport. It operates on a natural track and hence does not require huge capital investment in the construction and maintenance of its track except in case of canals. The cost of operation of water transport is also less expensive as compared to other means of …

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7 advantages of air transport

Air transport is a mode of transportation that involves the transportation of goods and passengers by the use of airplanes, helicopters, and other types of aircraft. Air transport is the most recent mode of transport. It is the gift of the 20th century to the world.  The two world wars gave a great impetus to …

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7 advantages of rail transport

Rail transport is a means of conveyance of passengers and goods, by way of wheeled vehicles running on rails. It is also commonly referred to as train transport.   Railway transport has several advantages over other means of passenger/goods transportation, including: Safety:  Railway accident averages and related injuries and deaths are much lower than those …

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