By:Tristen von Ruden
- It facilitate long distance travel and transport of bulky goods which are not easily transported through motor vehicles.
- It is a quick and more regular form of transport because it helps in the transportation of goods with speed and certainty.
- It helps in the quick movement of goods from one place to another at the time of emergencies like famines and scarcity.
Americas first locomotive made it debut in 1830 and over the next two decades railroad tracks linked many cities on the east cost.