Maharashtra State BoardHSC Commerce 12th Board Exam
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Distinguish Between the Following: Road Transport and Rail Transport - Organisation of Commerce and Management

Distinguish Between

Distinguish between the following:
Road transport & Rail transport

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Solution

Sr.

No.

Basis of Difference

 

Road Transport

 

Rail Transport

 

1.

 

   Speed

Road transport has limited speed due to bad road conditions, accidents, etc.

It has considerable speed since it runs on tracks which rarely get disturbed.

 

2.

carrying capacity

It has limited carrying capacity.

It has huge carrying capacity.

 

3.

Cost of construction and maintenance

It requires limited capital investment in terms of construction of road, vehicles and their maintenance.

The cost of construction of trains, railway tracks is high. Also the maintenance of trains, tracks and stations is high.

 

4.

 

Distance

Recommended for short distance.

Recommended for both short and long distance.

 

5.

 

Transport charges

Transport charges are not fixed but are high due to increased fuel prices.

Transport charges are relatively low and are fixed according to the distance.

 

6.

Door to door service

It provides door to door service.

It does not provide door to door service.

 

7.

Means of transport

It uses animal’s carts, motor-cycles three and four wheelers.

It uses passenger and goods train.

 

8.

 

Ownership

Ownership is in the hands of private parties.

Ownership is in the hands of the government.

 

9.

 

Safety

It provides limited safety to goods from sun, rain, wind, etc.

Goods are kept in locked wagons which provides protection against sun, wind, rain etc.

Concept: Role of Transport
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Micheal Vaz Organisation of Commerce and Management (OCM) HSC 12th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 2 Business Services
Distinguish between the following | Q 9 | Page 84
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