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Amazing images of world's transport systems

Last updated on: July 16, 2014 13:14 IST

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Transportation is the key to a country’s economy. Look at Japan or China; their bullet trains are talked about across the world. Similarly, the United States has an unparalleled air connectivity.

Transport has throughout history been a spur to expansion as better transport allows more trade and a greater spread of people.

Let's take a look at some of the amazing transport systems around the world.

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Image: Monorail is seen against the skyline of Mumbai.
Photographs: Sahil Salvi

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Car light trails are pictured as traffic drives along a highway in Berlin, Germany.

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Photographs: Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters

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Trucks block a highway toll booth during a transport strike on the outskirts of Rome in Italy.

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Photographs: Alberto Berti/Reuters
Tags: Italy , Rome

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Jimiyu, an 18-month-old male giraffe from Western Plains Zoo in Central New South Wales, looks out the back of a transport truck as it is driven to his home at Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia.

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Photographs: Alberto Berti/Reuters

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Commuters rush to catch a ride at Shanghai Metro in China.

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Photographs: Claro Cortes/Reuters

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A traffic jam leads into Munich in Germany.

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Photographs: Micheala Rehle/Reuters

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Air traffic controllers watch the screens and the airport at the control centre of the German air traffic control agency Deutsche Flugsicherung at Munich's airport.

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Photographs: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

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A member of the ground staff places cones in front of one of the engines of the Airbus A380 superjumbo after it landed at Singapore's Changi Airport.

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Photographs: Vivek Prakash/Reuters

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An air traffic controller watches his screen at the control centre of the German air traffic control agency Deutsche Flugsicherung in Langen near Frankfurt.

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Photographs: Alex Grimm/Reuters

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A Eurostar train in Waterloo Station in the United Kingdom.

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Photographs: Hugo Philpott/Reuters

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Snow falls over the Houses of Parliament in London, United Kingdom.

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Photographs: Matt Dunham/Reuters

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An engine driver climbs out of a locomotive at the 'Bahnhof Alte Suederelbe' cargo centre of the harbour in Hamburg, Germany.

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Photographs: Christian Charisius/Reuters

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A worker rides his bicycle beside a container ship being prepared for painting work in a dry-dock at Blohm + Voss shipyard in Hamburg, Germany.

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Photographs: Christian Charisius/Reuters

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SkySails company Beluga ship docks in the port of Guanta in the city of Puerto La Cruz, 320km west of Caracas, in Venezuela.

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Photographs: Jorge Silva/Reuters

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A man takes a photo of the 40,000 tonne coal ship Pasha Bulker as it sits about 100 metres (330 feet) from Nobbys Beach after running aground near the coal port of Newcastle on Australia's east coast.

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Photographs: Tim Wimborne/Reuters

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A Qantas Boeing 747 flies past a 767 airplane at Sydney International Airport in Australia.

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Photographs: Tim Wimborn/Reuters

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Cargo trains at the 'Bahnhof Alte Suederelbe' cargo centre in Hamburg, Germany.

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Photographs: Christian Charisius/Reuters

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A metro train travels over a flyover at a residential area in Mumbai.

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Photographs: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters
Tags: Mumbai

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A Mumbai Monorail passes over a highway in the eastern suburbs. India's first monorail, covering a distance of 8.93 kilometers (5.5 miles) was opened to public few months back.

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Photographs: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters

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A New York City subway train enters the Coney Island station.


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