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Modern people use various means of transportation to get from one place to another. In the old days people had to travel several days, weeks and months to get to the place they needed. They either went on foot, by coaches driven by horses or on horseback or by boats and so on. Then trams, cars, buses, planes, underground and other means appeared.
Many people like to travel by plane as it is the fastest way of traveling. A lot of people like to travel by train because they can look at passing villages, forests and fields through windows. Some people like to travel by car. There they can go as slowly or as fast as they like. They can stop when and where they want.
People who live in big cities use various means of transportation to get from one place to another. Londoners use the underground railway. They call it «the tube». London’s, underground is the oldest in the world. It was opened in 1863. There was one route at that time, four miles long. Now London’s underground has 277 stations and it is 244 miles long.
London was the first city where trams appeared, but now it is one of the greatest cities in the world where no trams have been used for many years. Londoners prefer buses. London’s buses are double-decked buses. The first bus route was opened in London in 1904 Today there are hundreds of routes there. The interesting thing is that some of the routes remain the same as many years ago.
Londoners use cars. One can see a lot of cars in London streets. When Londoners leave the town, they use trains, ships or planes.