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Railway transport industries books

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Railway Security Protecting Against Manmade and Natural Disasters by Richard R. (Pennsylvania State University, USA) Young, Gary A. (University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA) Gordon, Jeremy  Plant Railway Security Protecting Against Manmade and Natural Disasters
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Addresses various major aspects of contemporary rail safety and security issues. This work discusses how to secure hazardous material transport and how to establish guidelines for rail freight operations and rail passenger operations.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2017

Territorial Implications of High Speed Rail A Spanish Perspective by Jose M. de Urena Territorial Implications of High Speed Rail A Spanish Perspective

High Speed Rail's (HSR) main objective is to attract air passengers between big metropolitan areas however the main territorial implications in many cases occur not in these metropolitan areas but in the intermediate cities. These implications open up new spatial...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/01/2017

Railways, Urban Development and Town Planning in Britain: 1948-2008 by Russell Haywood Railways, Urban Development and Town Planning in Britain: 1948-2008

This book provides a critical overview of the relationships between planning and railway management and development during the key period in the 20th Century when the railway was in public ownership: 1948-94. It assesses the strength of the relationships when...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/09/2016

Evaluating High-Speed Rail Interdisciplinary perspectives by Daniel Albalate Evaluating High-Speed Rail Interdisciplinary perspectives

High-speed Rail (HSR) is a technological transportation advance that has raised the interest of policy makers and researchers worldwide. The study of High-speed Rail is a recent phenomenon but has received increasing attention due to the extension of this mode...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/08/2016

Canadian Pacific Creating a Brand, Building a Nation by Marc H. Choko Canadian Pacific Creating a Brand, Building a Nation

A look at Canada's history: How Canadian Pacific's services and commercial design influenced the nation's image.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2016

Railways of Ayrshire by Gordon Thomson Railways of Ayrshire

In the early 1800s, Ayrshire was already established as a prosperous, mainly rural agricultural county. The realization that there was abundant coal and (to a lesser extent) iron ore deposits to be exploited, together with the coming of the Industrial...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/05/2016

Railroads, Reconstruction, and the Gospel of Prosperity Aid Under the Radical Republicans, 1865-1877 by Mark Wahlgren Summers Railroads, Reconstruction, and the Gospel of Prosperity Aid Under the Radical Republicans, 1865-1877

This book describes the southern Republicans' post- Civil War railroad aid program--the central element of the Gospel of Prosperity designed to reestablish a vigorous economy in the devastated South. Conceding that race and Unionism were basic issues, Mark W. Summers...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/04/2016

The New Economic History of the Railways by Patrick O'Brien The New Economic History of the Railways

The book, first published in 1977, contrasts new and older approaches to the history of transport and outlines a critical exposition of the methods used to quantify the contribution of railways to economic growth by means of counterfactual speculation and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/04/2016

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Jane's World Railways 2017-2018 by Ken Harris Jane's World Railways 2017-2018

Jane's World Railways is the foremost information source on the railway industry, covering the railway systems and operators in nearly 140 countries and states worldwide. System details include: key personnel, network data, political background, organisations, current operations, planned developments, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

Other books in this genre

Railroaders without Borders A History of the Railroad Development Corporation by H. Roger Grant Railroaders without Borders A History of the Railroad Development Corporation

For over 25 years, the creatively led Railroad Development Corporation (RDC) has rejuvenated a series of down-and-out and even defunct railroads. Launched in 1987 by Henry Posner III, this investment and management company has demonstrated that it is possible both...
Format: Book - Released: 22/10/2015

Explaining Railway Reform in China A Train of Property Rights Re-Arrangements by Linda Yin-Nor Tjia Explaining Railway Reform in China A Train of Property Rights Re-Arrangements

Having been state-owned for decades, the railway reform in China confused many people, particularly in terms of its ownership and property rights arrangements. Western literature always prescribes that the best model for railway reform is privatization. China's leadership has also...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2015

Jane's World Railways by Ken Harris Jane's World Railways

Offers information on the railway industry, covering the railway systems and operators in nearly 140 countries and states worldwide. In this title, system details include: key personnel, network data, political background, organisations, current operations, planned developments, and traction and rolling...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/10/2015

The Railroad That Never Was Vanderbilt, Morgan, and the South Pennsylvania Railroad by Herbert H., Jr. Harwood The Railroad That Never Was Vanderbilt, Morgan, and the South Pennsylvania Railroad
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Herbert H. Harwood, Jr., tells the story of one of the most infamous railroad construction projects of the late 19th century. This 200-mile line through Pennsylvania's most challenging mountain terrain was intended to form the heart of a new trunk...
Format: Book - Released: 07/09/2015

Chinese Railways in the Era of High Speed by Zhenhua Chen, Kingsley E. Haynes Chinese Railways in the Era of High Speed
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This book reflects on experiences in other countries and makes recommendations for improving the capability and capacity of institutions and organizations, in order to achieve sustainable development of the Chinese high-speed railway (HSR) system.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2015

Railway Atlas Then and Now by Paul Smith, Keith Turner Railway Atlas Then and Now
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Format: Hardback - Released: 13/08/2015

Profiting from the Plains The Great Northern Railway and Corporate Development of the American West by Claire M. Strom Profiting from the Plains The Great Northern Railway and Corporate Development of the American West

Profiting from the Plains looks at two inextricably linked historical movements in the United States: the westward expansion of the great Northern Railway and the agricultural development of the northern plains. Claire Strom explores the persistent, idiosyncratic attempts by the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/07/2015

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