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Railway operation and management

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  • Dining Car to the Pacificby William A. McKenzie

    University of Minnesota Press 2004; US$ 75.00

    William A. McKenzie offers a lavishly illustrated and richly detailed account of hospitality on the Northern Pacific Railway. McKenzie includes authentic recipes used on the line, such as the Great Big Baked Potato and Washington Apple Pan Cake. Dining Car to the Pacific will be a treasured addition to the libraries of historians, cooks, and anyone... more...

  • Food on the Railsby Jeri Quinzio

    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...

  • Formal Methodsby Jean-Louis Boulanger

    Wiley 2013; US$ 154.95

    Although formal analysis programming techniques may be quite old, the introduction of formal methods only dates from the 1980s. These techniques enable us to analyze the behavior of a software application, described in a programming language. It took until the end of the 1990s before formal methods or the B method could be implemented in industrial... more...

  • Fundamentals of Rail Vehicle Dynamicsby Alan Wickens

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 243.00

    Fundamentals of Rail Vehicle Dynamics lays a foundation for the design of rail vehicles based on the mechanics of wheel-rail interaction as described by the equations of motion. The author advances simple models to elucidate particular challenges and demonstrate innovative systems while using analytical studies to examine novel design concepts. Rather... more...

  • Orient Expressby James B. Sherwood; Ivan Fallon

    Biteback Publishing 2012; US$ 29.17

    When the fabled Orient-Express train, which had carried the rich and the famous (as well as some highly suspicious characters) across Europe in superb style for nearly a century, was taken out of service in 1977, James B. Sherwood bought two of its 1920s luxury sleeping cars at auction. He then spent $31 million meticulously restoring the 'world's... more...

  • Railroads and Weatherby Stanley Changnon

    American Meteorological Society 2013; US$ 29.95

    This award-winning 'must-read' for weather and railroad buffs covers the impacts of major storms of the last hundred years on the American rail transport industry. Includes 210 historic and color train photos and special coverage of Hurricane Katrina. more...

  • Timetable Planning & Information Qualityby I.A. Hansen

    WIT Press 2010; US$ 170.00

    The book comprises a number of research papers presented at several Computers in Railways Conferences. It has been compiled by Ingo A. Hansen, President of the International Association of Railway Operations Research (IAROR) and contains selected papers originating from different countries, such as Denmark, France, Germany, Japan, Italy, Netherlands,... more...

  • Track/Train Dynamics and Designby Gerald J. Moyar; Walter D. Pilkey; Barbara F. Pilkey

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 72.95

    Track/Train Dynamics and Design: Advanced Techniques reviews the progress that has been made in the development and applications of advanced analytical techniques for improving the dynamic stability, safety, and reliability of current generation rail freight vehicle components and track structures. Topics covered range from structural mechanics and... more...

  • Computers in Railways Xby J. Allan; C. A. Brebbia; A.F. Rumsey; G. Sciutto; S. Sone

    WIT Press 2006; US$ 840.00

    This book updates the use of computer-based techniques, promoting their general awareness throughout the business management, design, manufacture and operation of railways and other advanced passenger, freight and transit systems. Including papers from the Tenth International Conference on Computer System Design and Operation in the Railway and Other... more...

  • Computers in Railways XIby J. Allan; E. Arias; C. Goodman; A.F. Rumsey; G. Sciutto; N. Tomii

    WIT Press 2008; US$ 684.00

    COMPRAIL 2008 the eleventh in a series of well-established and successful international conferences on Computer System Design and Operation in the Railway and Other Transit Systems, was held in Toledo, Spain, in 2008. Since 1987, COMPRAIL has provided a world forum for planners, designers, manufacturers and operators to discuss how they can benefit... more...