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 Form 4 Geography online lessons on transport and communication

Advantages of railway transport

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Advantages of Railway Transport.
1. Less expensive compared to road transport because it can carry a large number of people and heavy and bulky goods in one trip.
2. There is no congestion or jam because there is only one train on a given truck at any particular time.
3. Passenger trains are comfortable for passengers travelling over long distances in that they have facilities such as accommodation, dining and toilets accommodation.
4. Safer than motor vehicles because they are less prone to accidents.
5. Have less maintenance costs because they don’t require frequent repairs like roads.