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Handbook of Optimization in the Railway Industry by Ralf Borndoerfer Handbook of Optimization in the Railway Industry

These three clusters are further subdivided into five parts which correspond to the main phases of the railway network planning process: network assessment, capacity planning, timetabling, resource planning, and operational planning.
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/03/2018

Railway Management and Engineering by V Profillidis Railway Management and Engineering

In a rapidly changing world, with increasing competition in all sectors of transportation, railways are in a period of restructuring their management and technology. New methods of organization are introduced, commercial and tariff policies change radically, a more entrepreneurial spirit...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/11/2017

NEW Scotland's Stations A Traveller's Guide by NEW Scotland's Stations A Traveller's Guide


Format: Book - Released: 30/10/2017

Jane's World Railways 2017-2018 by Jackie Tee Jane's World Railways 2017-2018


Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

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

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: 28/09/2016

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: 09/09/2016

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Last Days of the Old Corris, The by Gwyn Briwnant-Jones Last Days of the Old Corris, The

When Gwyn Briwnant-Jones published Great Western Corris , it was thought there would be no scope for a sequal. Since then many photographs and information have come to light, presented in this volume, paying tribute to the enduring appeal of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/04/2018

The Louisville and Nashville Railroad, 1850-1963 by Kincald A. Herr The Louisville and Nashville Railroad, 1850-1963

The Louisville and Nashville Railroad was the first major railroad in the American West, when it was founded in 1850. This work offers an illustrated history of the railway that grew to become one of America's major rail systems.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/04/2018

High-Speed Rail and Sustainability Decision-making and the political economy of investment by Blas Luis (University of California at Berkeley, USA) Perez Henriquez High-Speed Rail and Sustainability Decision-making and the political economy of investment
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High speed rail (HSR) is being touted as a strategic investment for connecting people across regions, while also fostering prosperity and smart urban growth. However, as its popularity increases, its implementation has become contentious with various parties contesting the validity...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/06/2018

High-Speed Rail in Poland Advances and Perspectives by Andrzej Zurkowski High-Speed Rail in Poland Advances and Perspectives

High-speed rail has been recently a dynamically expanding sector of public transport. The Polish transport system is becoming less and less efficient. In addition to low quality roads, including roads connecting major cities or metropolises, the issue of urban congestion...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/07/2018

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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

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: 05/07/2016

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

Van Horne's Road The Building of the Canadian Pacific Railway by Omer Lavallee Van Horne's Road The Building of the Canadian Pacific Railway


Format: Hardback - Released: 18/02/2016

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: Hardback - 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

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