Transport and travel

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Transport is the movement of people and/or goods from one point to another using aparticular vehicle or mode of transport and a transport network.Land transport can be of two kinds:Rail transport uses trains and it is used by 16.8% of the population of the European Union. It is mainly used for transport over medium and longdistances.Road transport, on the other hand, uses automobiles, such as cars and buses.83.2% of the population of the EU uses this type of transport, mainly over short and medium distances.Modern transport joins regions that were once considered remote, using railways such As the Trans-Siberian railway (9289 km) and the tren de las nubes (217 km). Mountain Ranges and straits are defeated by rail tunnels such as the Seikan tunnel (54 km) in Japan, the Eurotunnel (50 km)between France and the UK and the Guadarrama tunnel (28 km) in Madrid. Bridges carry highways across the sea, like the Jiazhou bridge in China, with more than 36 km .Different ways of travelling by land.Cars
;Advantages: It is a fast way of traveling from one place to another. People don’t need to wait on bus stops and there are no schedules, so people can travel wherever they Want in the time they need.
Disadvantages: Traffic jams, car accidents and the cost of gas and services.Trains;Advantages: It is very safe and comfortable. It can transport hundreds of people. Disadvantages: It can take a long time and it ́s not very cheap sometimes.Buses & coaches
Advantages: It is an economic way of traveling, you can avoid pollution and the Amount of traffic is reduced.
Disadvantages: People have to wait to get their bus and buses stick to a strict schedule

Water transport is the cheapest and the oldest way of transport. It has the largest Carrying capacity and is most suitable for carrying heavy goods over long distances. It Has played a very significant role in bringing different parts of the world closer and is Indispensable to foreign trade.Inland water transport consists of transport by rivers, canals and lakes. Ocean transport is divided in coastal and overseas shipping.Air transport is used by people to travel from one place to another to go on tourism But it is also used for work. There are different air transport vehicles. The most Common ones are the airplane and the helicopter.

Air transport has changed dramatically over the past thirty years as the industry Responds to deregulation and privatization which aim to stimulate more competitive, Profitable and efficient companies.
Air transport has changed dramatically over the past thirty years as the industry Responds to deregulation and privatization which aim to stimulate more competitive, Profitable and efficient companies.
Plane;Advantages: It is comfortable and fast and carries a lot of people and it is the safest Way of traveling.
Disadvantages: it is sometimes very expensive and not everybody can afford it. 

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