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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 35.99
At the turn of the century, diverse political, economic, and social conditions divided Ecuador. During the construction of the Guayaquil-Quito Railway, the people of Ecuador faced the challenge of working together. The Redemptive Work: Railway and Nation in Ecuador, 1895D1930 examines local, regional, and national perspectives on the building of the... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
This book concerns the regulation of transport within a European context, covering air, inland waterways, rail, road passenger and freight, urban public transport, and short sea shipping. All these sectors have experienced substantial changes over the last two decades, in terms of ownership, competition and liberalisation, and the book explores the... more...
- OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 63.00
Many governments seek to attract private finance for infrastructure through public-private partnerships (PPPs) in order to maintain investment at the same time as limiting public spending. Experience with PPPs has, however, been mixed. Some transport PPP projects have delivered major cost savings but many more have exceeded their budgets. PPPs are... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 29.95
In 1901, two titans of American railroads set their sights on the Northern Pacific. The subsequent battle was unprecedented in the history of American enterprise, pitting not only James J. Hill against Edward Harriman but also Big Oil against Big Steel and J. P. Morgan against the Rockefellers, with a supporting cast of enough wealthy investors to... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 67.34
Das Lehrbuch verdeutlicht das umfassende Spektrum von Verkehrswirtschaft, Verkehrspolitik und Logistik. Der Transport- und Logistiksektor zeichnet sich durch eine starke dynamische Entwicklung aus. Dies führt auch dazu, dass ein auf dieses Fachgebiet bezogenes Lehrbuch in regelmäßigen Abständen eine Überarbeitung erfahren muss. Die hiermit... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 45.00
After the Civil War, the Louisville and Nashville Railroad took the lead among southern railroads in developing rail systems and organizing transcontinental travel. Through two world wars, federal government control, internal crises, external dissension, the Depression, and the great Ohio River flood of 1937, the L&N Railroad remained one of the country's... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 67.17
dieses Buch ist ein Grundlagenwerk des Luftverkehrs, das sowohl Studenten der Fachgebiete Verkehr und Tourismus einen Einstieg bieten als auch interessierten Praktikern einen Überblick über die aktuellen und relevanten Themen ermöglichen soll. Es ist ein betriebswirtschaftliches Lehr- und Handbuch, da immer wieder Bezüge zu den betriebswirtschaftlichen... more...
- Wharncliffe 2013; US$ 12.99
Pacific, collectively a name applied to steam locomotives with a 4-6-2 wheel arrangement is perhaps more commonly associated with express passenger engines but that is not the whole story, there were also Pacific Tank Engines. The LNER is famously associated with their streamlined Gresley A4 Pacific locomotives and that most celebrated... more...
- Dundurn 2014; US$ 27.99
This bundle collects four of Ron Brown?s acclaimed railway histories. In each book he takes us back to the glory days of steam, when the railway was the economic and in many ways the social heart of Canada, as it grew from ocean to ocean in the 19th and early 20th centuries. more...
- OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 42.00
The ITF Transport Outlook 2013 presents and discusses global scenarios concerning the development of transport volumes through 2050. The analysis highlights the impact of alternative economic growth scenarios on passenger and freight flows and the consequences of rapid urbanisation outside the OECD . Under any scenario, transport volumes... more...