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 Form 2 History and Government online lessons on transport

Meaning of pipeline transport

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Pipeline transport.
- This is a form of transport used to move liquids, gases or solid liquid mixtures over long distances.
- The most common liquid that is transported by pipeline in many countries is water. Others are oil and gas.
- Pipelines are also used to transport solids suspended in liquids such as coal slurry which consists of powdered coal suspended in water.
- Sometimes, explosion of the pipelines can cause losses like environmental pollution.