Disadvantage of rail travel compared to canals, History

Which answer best details a disadvantage of rail travel compared to canals?

a. Canal boats could transport heavier loads than trains.

b. Railroad locomotives sometimes exploded, killing passengers.

c. Trains were unsafe to operate at night and often fell off the tracks.

d. Shipping goods by rail was more expensive than shipping by canal.

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