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Development of Transportation in India-A Broad Perspective

A Broad Perspective T R Kesharwani The future development of transportation in India can be projected against the background of the existing situation, the changes which have taken place in the past and the developments which are taking place here and in other countries. But there are several unpredictable factors, internal to the transportation system and external to it. It is impossible to determine with any precision the future changes in these factors. It may si ill be useful to sketch the broad perspective of development of transportation on the basis of past and present trends. c TRANSPORTATION in India comprises railways, roads and road vehicles, inland waterways, shipping and ports, pipelines, ropeways, air transport, and airports. The transportation scene has been gradually and continuously changing and will change in the future.

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