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  • Megha

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    March 23, 2022 at 9:00 PM
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    The line graph illustrates the amount of commodities transferred in the United Kingdom from 1974 to 2002 by roadways,waterways,railways and pipelines in million tonnes.In general,roadways served as the most commonly used mode of transport throughout the time period,while the least being pipelines.

    In 1974 ,approximately 70 million tonnes of goods were transported via roadways,it increased to almost 80 milllion by 1990’s.However by the end of the time period,it had a substantial rise touching nearly 95 million.However,this was not the case of using pipelines as a mode of transport.Starting at approximately 5 million tonnes by the start of the time period,it had sharp rise to almost 25 million by 1990’s and dipping to 20 million by 1994 and showing a stagnant growth till 2002.

    In 1974 ,starting at almost 40 million tonnes of goods transported via waterways and railways, waterways became more popular by 1978 and had a more gain of almost 24 million tonnes surpassing railways in 1990.By the end of the time period,almost 70 million tonnes of goods were transported via waterways and nearly 40 million tonnes of goods found its path through railways.

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