Advantages and Disadvantages

Advantages-

  • Trains are important because they can carry agricultural foods nationally.
  • Trains save a lot of oil each year.
  • Passenger trains carry more people and they are often faster than cars.
  • Trains tickets are often cheaper than airplane tickets.

Disadvantages-

  • Goods are loaded on and off trains, which leads to the risk of damage to the goods.
  • Trains are sometimes not the fastest way to travel.
  • Rail transportation is restricted to a fixed rail and station network.

Source:

http://www.mindset.co.za/resources//0000021994/0000029122/0000029062/default.htm

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