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  • Computers in Railwaysby C. A. Brebbia; N. Tomii; P. Tzieropoulos; J. M. Mera

    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...

  • Real Railway Talesby Geoff Body; W E Parker

    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...

  • Design and Simulation of Rail Vehiclesby Maksym Spiryagin; Colin Cole; Yan Quan Sun; Mitchell McClanachan; Valentyn Spiryagin; Tim McSweeney

    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...

  • Railway Management and Engineeringby V.A. Profillidis

    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...

  • The 2nd International Symposium on Rail Transit Comprehensive Development (ISRTCD) Proceedingsby Haishan Xia; Yunan Zhang

    Springer 2014; US$ 199.00

    With the increasing sophistication of urban rail networks, the combined effects of rail transit on urban development are more and more complex and in-depth, and large-scale rail transit construction and operation have placed new demands on planning, construction, investment and financing. This main aim of these proceedings is to study and explore theoretical... more...

  • Great Western Railway Pannier Tanksby Robin Jones

    Crowood 2014; US$ 29.17

    The name 'Great Western Railway' immediately conjures up images of Stars, Castles and Kings, the legendary express passenger locomotives that were the envy of the world in their day. However, the Swindon empire also produced extensive fleets of all-purpose tank engines - everyday reliable workhorses and unsung heroes - which were standout classics... more...

  • Die Eisenbahn im Zeitalter von Elektromobilitätby Michael Rodi

    Lexxion Verlagsgesellschaft mbH 2014; US$ 43.87

    Reihe Interdisziplinäre Studien zu Klimaschutz, Energie und Mobilität - Band 2 more...

  • Kit Building for Railway Modellersby George Dent

    Crowood 2013; US$ 21.86

    Locomotive kit building remains the best route to achieving a varied range of motive power in most scales but it also retains a mystique, being associated with expert modellers and expensive tools. However, in this invaluable, richly illustrated volume, George Dent demonstrates how anyone can successfully assemble working kits with only a modicum... more...

  • Tay Bridge Disasterby Robin Lumley

    The History Press 2013; US$ 21.86

    One hundred and thirty-five years after the event, the Tay Bridge Disaster remains the single most catastrophic collapse of a British engineering structure. The fateful day in 1879 shood Britain and the world of engineeering to their core and sent a nation into mourning for the seventy-five souls lost to the dark, freezing waters of the Tay River.... more...

  • Evaluation of Rail Technologyby Chris Bearman; Anjum Naweed; Jillian Dorrian; Janette Rose; Drew Dawson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95

    Currently, the rail industry lacks a standardized approach to the human factors evaluation of new technologies in operational settings. While a number of human factors evaluation methods exist (such as task analysis, situation awareness measures, quasi-experiments), these are rarely tailored to the industry’s needs. This book fills that gap by... more...