The graph above shows the quantities of goods transported in the UK between 1974 and 2002 by four different modes of transport.
The line graph illustrates the number of stuff in million tonnes that has been delivered by four methods of transportation from 1974 to 2002 in the UK. Overall, it can be seen that there is an upward trend over twenty eight-years period and road is the highest transportation that is used in the same period with always more than sixty.
In 1974, road had higher number to deliver goods at about 70 than pipeline only at about 5. Between 1974 and1978 there was a slight increase in the number of roads but pipeline was steady. In the following years, pipeline went up to about 20 while road had a fluctuation. After that, in 2001 road hit a high point at about 95 which pipeline still the lowest number of four categories with about 20.
In the other hand, the equipment transported by rail and water almost the same number with about 38. After there was a cross between rail and water, water increased and water fell in 1978. From 1986 to 1990 rail and water were steady at about 37 and about 60 respectively.