IELTS writing task 1 line graph sample #3


The graph  shows the quantities of goods transported in the UK between 1974 and 2002 by four different modes of transport.

Summarize the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.

  • You should write at least 150 words.
  • You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.


Sample Answer:


The graph illustrates the differences of transport during 1974 to 2002 in UK transport.

It can be noticed that the graph for pipeline remained steady from 1994 to 2002. However, other means of transportation on Roads, Water and Rail ways went up slowly in same year.

Goods transported in Pipeline in UK from 1974 and 2002 stayed constant at 20 million tonnes during 1994 up to 2002, which started from about one million tonnes in 1994. Unlike, Road and Water goods transported in those rose to 40 million tonnes. In the beginning 1974, Pipeline increased in 1982 almost 20 million tonnes and still maintained the same level from 1982 to 1990 and  between 1990 to 1994 decreased slowly.

Three goods transport in UK (1974-2002) were Road, Water and Rail showed a rose slowly in 2002. Goods transported in Road got higher than Water and Rail. Although, water way good transportation stayed constant approximately in 60 million tonnes in 1982. Road way transported goods reduced slowly about 70 million tonnes. Pipeline was difference statistics which increased slowly but most still levelled out at nol to twenty million tonnes than others fluctuated from 1975 until 2002.


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