© COPYRIGHT 2010
*Land Transport *
© COPYRIGHT 2010
*Land Transport *
Land Transport
Road Rail
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*Land Transport - Road *
Road Transport is the most common means of transport
There are two general categ...
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b. Private - Cars, bicycles, motor cycles,
trucks, etc.
*Land Transport - Road *
© COPYRIGHT 2010
*Land Transport - Road *
Road Transport
Animals Vehicles
Non-engined Engined
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*Land Transport - Road *
© COPYRIGHT 2010
*Land Transport - Road *
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*Land Transport - Road *
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*Road Transport - Advantages *
1.Speed – It can travel at
any speed over short
distances
2.Convenience – ...
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5. Cheapness – it cost less than
most other types of
transport over short
distances.
6. Little Capital In...
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*Road Transport - Disadvantages *
1. It is less suitable for carrying
too heavy and bulky goods,
such as ...
© COPYRIGHT 2010
*Land Transport - Rail *
Rail
Transport
Rail-Cars Trains
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*Land Transport - Rail *
Train carry both passengers and goods
© COPYRIGHT 2010
*Land Transport - Rail *
Rail-car are shorter than train and is used
mainly to carry passengers and mail
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*Land Transport - Rail *
© COPYRIGHT 2010
*Land Transport - Rail *
Goods Train (Freight) are ideal for the
transportation of bulky, heavy and non-
...
© COPYRIGHT 2010
*Land Transport - Rail *
Other types of Train
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*Rail Transport – Advantages*
 Cheaper to carry bulky goods over long distances.
Safer than road for ca...
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*Rail Transport – Disadvantages*
 Fixed timetable
Travel on railway tracks only
High maintenance expen...
• Pipeline transport
Widely used since the
19th century for supplying
gas and water to local
areas.
Now commonly used for
...
• Containerisation
Containers are large
‘boxes’ usually built with
steel frames and
aluminium panels.
Each container can b...
These containers are of standard sizes and can be
transferred between different forms of transport
that are designed to ho...
• Low maintenance and fuel costs compare to
using vehicles.
• Not affected by weather.
• Less air pollution.
© COPYRIGHT 2...
• Limited in use because it can only carry
one type of product.
• High installation costs.
© COPYRIGHT 2010
*Pipeline tran...
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  1. 1. © COPYRIGHT 2010 *Land Transport *
  2. 2. © COPYRIGHT 2010 *Land Transport * Land Transport Road Rail
  3. 3. © COPYRIGHT 2010 *Land Transport - Road * Road Transport is the most common means of transport There are two general categories of Road Transport a. Public - Buses & Taxis
  4. 4. © COPYRIGHT 2010 b. Private - Cars, bicycles, motor cycles, trucks, etc. *Land Transport - Road *
  5. 5. © COPYRIGHT 2010 *Land Transport - Road * Road Transport Animals Vehicles Non-engined Engined
  6. 6. © COPYRIGHT 2010 *Land Transport - Road *
  7. 7. © COPYRIGHT 2010 *Land Transport - Road *
  8. 8. © COPYRIGHT 2010 *Land Transport - Road *
  9. 9. © COPYRIGHT 2010 *Road Transport - Advantages * 1.Speed – It can travel at any speed over short distances 2.Convenience – it is ready to be used at any time, no need to follow a fixed timetable 3.Availability – Most places are served by roads. 4.Delivery – Good can be delivered up to doorsteps.
  10. 10. © COPYRIGHT 2010 5. Cheapness – it cost less than most other types of transport over short distances. 6. Little Capital Investment – Less capital is required to start a road transport company. 7. Safety – There is less handling and pilfering of goods. *Road Transport - Advantages *
  11. 11. © COPYRIGHT 2010 *Road Transport - Disadvantages * 1. It is less suitable for carrying too heavy and bulky goods, such as coal and iron ore. 2. It can be slower than rail over long distances because of road vehicles crowded with traffic / traffic congestion. 3. Road vehicles can only carry a certain limit of weight. 4. It creates pollutions, noise and damage to road. 5. More chances for accidents.
  12. 12. © COPYRIGHT 2010 *Land Transport - Rail * Rail Transport Rail-Cars Trains
  13. 13. © COPYRIGHT 2010 *Land Transport - Rail * Train carry both passengers and goods
  14. 14. © COPYRIGHT 2010 *Land Transport - Rail * Rail-car are shorter than train and is used mainly to carry passengers and mail
  15. 15. © COPYRIGHT 2010 *Land Transport - Rail *
  16. 16. © COPYRIGHT 2010 *Land Transport - Rail * Goods Train (Freight) are ideal for the transportation of bulky, heavy and non- perishable goods such as ore, timber, logs,etc.
  17. 17. © COPYRIGHT 2010 *Land Transport - Rail * Other types of Train
  18. 18. © COPYRIGHT 2010 *Rail Transport – Advantages*  Cheaper to carry bulky goods over long distances. Safer than road for carrying dangerous products, e.g. nuclear Provides faster services for goods and passengers especially over long distances. Cheapest mode of land transport for long journey
  19. 19. © COPYRIGHT 2010 *Rail Transport – Disadvantages*  Fixed timetable Travel on railway tracks only High maintenance expenses No door-to-door services
  20. 20. • Pipeline transport Widely used since the 19th century for supplying gas and water to local areas. Now commonly used for transferring gas and liquids over long distances. © COPYRIGHT 2010 *Some Modern Developments in transport*
  21. 21. • Containerisation Containers are large ‘boxes’ usually built with steel frames and aluminium panels. Each container can be quickly and easily loaded onto and unloaded from the carrying vehicle or ship by mechanical means at destination. © COPYRIGHT 2010 *Some Modern Developments in transport*
  22. 22. These containers are of standard sizes and can be transferred between different forms of transport that are designed to hold standard containers. © COPYRIGHT 2010 *Some Modern Developments in transport*
  23. 23. • Low maintenance and fuel costs compare to using vehicles. • Not affected by weather. • Less air pollution. © COPYRIGHT 2010 *Pipeline transport – Advantages*
  24. 24. • Limited in use because it can only carry one type of product. • High installation costs. © COPYRIGHT 2010 *Pipeline transport – Disadvantages*
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