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Soviet Railways to Russian Railways

Soviet Railways to Russian Railways by J.N. Westwood
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In the postsoviet decade Russian railways remained highly centralised, evaded the upheavals of mass privatisation, and remained the backbone of a demoralised economy. Preserving much of Soviet practice, the Railways Ministry mounted a skilled rearguard action that achieved a gradual and considered adaptation to the market economy rather than the pell-mell, western-orientated, liberalisation that afflicted other branches of the economy. This book describes that rearguard action, and goes on to show how railway managers are coping with the new conditions.
Palgrave Macmillan; December 2001
272 pages; ISBN 9780230285873
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Title: Soviet Railways to Russian Railways
Author: J.N. Westwood