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Types of tranportations


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Types of tranportations

  1. 1.  Transport or transportation is the movement of people, animals and goods from one location to another.
  2. 2.  Transport infrastructure consists of the fixed installations necessary for transport, and may be roads, railways, airways, waterways, can als and pipelines
  3. 3. It may be roads, railways, airways, waterways, canals and pipelines, and terminals such as airports, railway stations, bus stations, warehouses, trucking terminals, refueling depots (including fueling docks and fuel stations), and seaports.
  4. 4.  Vehicles traveling on these networks may include automobiles, bicycles, buses, trai ns, trucks, people, helicopters, and aircraft.
  5. 5. Animal-powered transport is the use of working animals for the movement of people and goods. Humans may ride some of the animals directly, use them as pack animals for carrying goods, or harness them, alone or in teams, to pull sleds or wheeled vehicles.
  6. 6.  A fixed-wing aircraft, commonly called airplane, is a heavier-than-air craft where movement of the air in relation to the wings is used to generate lift.
  7. 7.  Rail transport is where a train runs along a set of two parallel steel rails, known as a railway or railroad. The rails are anchoredperpendicul ar to ties (or sleepers) of timber, concrete or steel, to maintain a consistent distance apart, or gauge.
  8. 8.  A road is an identifiable route, way or path between two or more places.[4] Road s are typically smoothed, paved, or otherwise prepared to allow easy travel .
  9. 9.  Water transport is the process of transport a watercraft, such as a barge, boat, ship o rsailboat, makes over a body of water, such as a sea, ocean, lake, c anal or river.
  10. 10.  Pipeline transport sends goods through a pipe, most commonly liquid and gases are sent, but pneumatic tubes can also send solid capsules using compressed air. For liquids/gases, any chemically stable liquid or gas can be sent through a pipeline.