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  • British Railwaysby Tanya Jackson

    The History Press 2013; US$ 29.99

    British Rail was a success. It successfully carried millions of commuters to and from their jobs every day; organised its trunk route services to yield a profit under the brand name 'Inter-City'; pioneered world-beating research and technological development through its own research centre and engineering subsidiary. It transformed the railway system... more...

  • The Steam Workshops of the Great Western Railwayby Ken Gibbs

    The History Press 2014; US$ 25.99

    As the Great Western Railway grew, it absorbed a huge number of railway companies, the astonishing figure of 353. Many had their own workshops, depots and manufacturing, often assembling their own locomotives to the design of other companies. All these, along with the various designs, became the responsibility of the Great Western on takeover, and... more...

  • A-Z of British Bus Bodiesby James Taylor

    Crowood 2013; US$ 46.99

    A-Z of British Bus Bodies sets out to offer a first port of call for anyone with an interest in those who built bus and coach bodies in Britain and Ireland between 1919 and 1975. From charabanc to service bus, from luxury coach to municipal double-decker, the sheer variety of public service vehicle (PSV) bodies is astonishing. The alphabetical listing... more...

  • South Wales Direct Lineby P D Rendall

    Crowood 2014; US$ 28.99

    A history of Great Western Railway's direct line from London to South Wales, from the early 1900s onwards. With a focus on those who worked the line, South Wales Direct Line - History and Working includes the 'Badminton' line route, and all the stations and junctions between Patchway and the Severn Tunnel - an ideal resource for anybody with an interest... more...

  • I Tried to Run a Railwayby Gerard Fiennes

    Head of Zeus 2015; US$ 16.99

    World-renowned railwayman Gerry Fiennes shares his first-hand experiences of the inner workings of the British rail network through its most significant developments during the twentieth century. more...

  • Urban and Regional Transportation Modelingby D.-H. Lee

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00

    Honoring David Boyce for his legendary contributions to the fields of transportation modeling and regional science, the chapters in this festschrift highlight and analyze state-of-the-art and state-of-the-practice methodologies and theories in transportation modeling, regional and urban planning. Authors from academia and industry, all experts in planning,... more...

  • Why Does Policy Change?by Dr Geoffrey Dudley; Geoffrey Dudley; Jeremy Richardson

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    The tension between policy stability and change is a key political phenomenon, but its dynamics have been little understood. Why Does Policy Change? examines and explains the dynamics of major policy change by looking at case studies from British Transport policy since 1945. The significant contrasts between road and rail policies in this period... more...

  • Insurance Statistics Yearbook 1994-2001by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 184.00

    The insurance industry is a key component of the economy by virtue of the amount of premiums it collects, the scale of its investment and, more fundamentally, the essential social and economic role it plays in covering personal and business risks. This annual publication provides major official insurance statistics for all OECD countries as well... more...

  • Delivering the Goodsby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 54.00

    Although delivery of goods is vitally important for residents and industries in urban areas, the presence and operations of goods transport vehicles in urban areas are often regarded more as a nuisance than an essential service. Relatively little has been done by governments to facilitate the essential flows of goods in urban areas and to reduce the... more...

  • OECD Information Technology Outlookby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 119.00

    Information technology (IT) is a major driver of economic change, restructuring businesses, affecting skills and employment, and contributing to growth. This volume describes recent market dynamics and gives a detailed overview of the globalisation of the information and communication technology (ICT) sector and the rise of ICT-enabled international... more...