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- Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 22.99
A Privileged Journey, Volume 1 1940-1962 is a personal and individual account of the author' youthful enthusiasm for trains and the travels he undertook in Great Britain and on the European continent as a student and management trainee of British Railways. It is illustrated by over 140 black and white photos, mostly taken by the author himself... more...
- 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...
- Traugott Bautz 2008; US$ 32.18
InhaltsverzeichnisWestpreußische Kindheit (1804-16)Schuljahre (1817-19)Lehrjahre (1820-25)Studium in Berlin (1826-28)Westfälisches Biedermeier (1828-31)Im Berliner Architektenverein (1831-36)Bau einer Zuckerrübenfabrik (1836)Belgien, Frankreich, England (1836-37)Die Düsseldorf-Elberfelder Bahn (1838-41)Die Rheinische Bahn (1842-43)Planung der Preußischen... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2004; US$ 251.00
The commercial operation of the bullet train in 1964 in Japan marked the beginning of a new era for high-speed railways. Because of the huge amount of kinetic energy carried at high speeds, a train may interact significantly with the bridge and even resonate with it under certain circumstances. Equally important is the riding comfort of the train cars,... more...
- Rosenberg Publishing 2006; US$ 15.99
Ron Fitch was born in 1910 into a railway family. He began his career as a 16-year-old engineering cadet and completed it, 46 years later, having worked at various times for two state railways and the Commonwealth, as Commissioner of South Australian Railways. In this book Fitch gives a vivid account not only of his career but of the camaraderie of... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 33.99
One of America's foremost civil engineers of the past 150 years, John Frank Stevens was a railway reconnaissance and location engineer whose reputation was made on the Canadian Pacific and Great Northern lines. Self-taught and driven by a bulldog tenacity of purpose, he was hired by Theodore Roosevelt as chief engineer of the Panama Canal, creating... more...
- Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 215.00
Fatigue is a major issue affecting safety and quality of service in the railway industry. This book reviews key aspects of this important subject. It begins by providing an overview of the subject, discussing fatigue at the wheel-rail interface and in other aspects of infrastructure. It then considers fatigue in railway and tramway track, looking at... 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...
- Pavilion Books 2014; US$ 8.74
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...