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- UNSW Press 2014; US$ 14.99
Melbournes trams are more than a mode of transport. They are a symbol of the city.This fully updated new edition of The Melbourne Tram Book is a colourful and compact tribute to Melbournes famous trams, one of the citys most enduring symbols. More than 200 photographs and illustrations show trams in the streetscapes of today and yesterday,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 35.99
Food on the Rails traces the rise and fall of food on the rails from its rocky start to its glory days to its sad demise. Looking at the foods, the service, the rail station restaurants, the menus, the dining accommodations and more, Jeri Quinzio brings to life the history of cuisine and dining in railroad cars from the early days through today.... more...
- Crowood 2014; US$ 21.86
Locomotive and layout maintenance is an essential aspect of railway modelling, but one that is little understood by modellers, especially those new to the hobby or returning after a long absence. Fine Tuning and Maintaining 00 Gauge Models shows you all of the techniques required to introduce new models to your layout, run them in, fit all of the... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95
Railroad Track Mechanics and Technology is a collection of paper that discusses the advancement in the various areas of railroad track technology. The title?s emphasis is on tackling the concerns that revolve around the track-train interaction. The first part of the text presents the articles about general topics, which include the FRA track research... more...
- WIT Press 2014; US$ 808.00
This book contains the 14th proceedings of the, very successful, International conference on Railway Engineering Design and Optimization (COMPRAIL 2014), which began in 1987.Topics covered include: Timetable planning; Computer techniques and simulations; Actual train control; Communications and signalling; Driverless and automatic train operation. more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 18.94
Running a railway is a complex business that constantly throws up situations, dramas and misadventures, both major and minor, for those involved in it. Geoff Body and Bill Parker have collated a rich selection of railwaymen's stories to create an enjoyable book of adventures and mishaps illustrating their daily obstacles faced on the railways, from... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 169.95
Keep Up with Advancements in the Field of Rail Vehicle Design A thorough understanding of the issues that affect dynamic performance, as well as more inventive methods for controlling rail vehicle dynamics, is needed to meet the demands for safer rail vehicles with higher speed and loads. Design and Simulation of Rail Vehicles examines the field... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 139.95
This book aims to cover the need for a new scientific approach for railways and is useful for railway managers, economists and engineers, consulting economists and engineers, students of schools of engineering, transportation, economics, and management. The book is divided into three parts, which deal successively with management, track, rolling stock,... more...
- Pavilion Books Company Limited 2014; US$ 5.82
A fascinating collection of entertaining stories from as far afield as Europe, Indian and America revealing unusual railway journeys across the centuries, including ghost trains, vanishing passengers and trains fitted with homing pigeons instead of a communication cord! From eccentric lords, who transferred their carriages complete with horses... more...