MemberApril 11, 2022 at 8:55 PM
The given line graph depicts the quantities of goods that were transported in the UK by various means of transport from 1974 to 2002.
Overall,the quantities of goods that were transported by road was the highest where as the least was transported by pipeline.
To start with,there was a constant increase in the goods being transported by means of road between 1974 to 2002. The quantities of goods transported by road increased from 70 million tonnes to 98 million tonnes.
The goods transportation by means of water and rail were almost same in 1974 which was 40 million tonnes. However,in case of transportation by water, the trend varied between them in the further years , there was a surge from 1978 to 1982 and remained constant up to 1994 and then decreased and again increased to 62 millions . On the other hand ,there was a reduction in transportation by means of rail from 1978 to 1994 and then picked up and reached to 40 million tonnes again.
The means of transport that was used least was pipeline , in spite of that there was a quite good pick up from 1974 to 1982 and then remains same up to 1990 and again dropped in 1994 to 20 million tonnes which was same up to 2002.