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  • The Impact of Railways on Victorian Citiesby John R. Kellett

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Steam Workshops of the Great Western Railwayby Ken Gibbs

    The History Press 2014; US$ 24.78

    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...

  • Die Vergabe von ÖPNV-Dienstleistungen in Deutschland und Europaby Rebecca Schäffer

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 65.67

    Das Werk gibt einen umfassenden Überblick über die vielschichtigen allgemeinen und verkehrssektorspezifischen Vorschriften, die die Vergabe von straßengebundenen ÖPNV-Dienstleistungen in Deutschland und Europa bestimmen. Dabei werden auch die Regelungen der VO (EG) 1370/2007 und des PBefG 2013 berücksichtigt.  ReiheSchriften zum Vergaberecht... more...

  • Constructing Iron Europeby Irene Anastasiadou

    Amsterdam University Press 2012; US$ 49.99

    Although the years between the world wars were ones of diplomatic tension in Europe, they also saw the construction of countless miles of international railroads on the continent. In Constructing Iron Europe , Irene Anastasiadou examines this era of railroad building and argues that, contrary to most conventional histories?which view railroad building... more...

  • The Business of Transportation [2 volumes]by Darren Prokop

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 110.00

    This wide-ranging, two-volume work explores the transportation industry in all its many guises. It demonstrates how transportation is vital to most businesses and how it facilitates trade and globalization. It also explains how transportation figures into environmental and supply chain security challenges in the modern world. The contributors get... more...

  • The Little Book of Steamby Clive Groome

    G2 Rights Ltd 2014; US$ 4.36

    Little Book of Steam tells the evocative story of steam railways from the end of the 18th century, when an early pioneer built a small, three-wheeled steam-powered machine. Soon after a simple steam engine was pulling coal wagons in Wales, and just 21 years later the world's first public railway opened between Stockton and Darlington. By the 1960's... more...

  • Konfiguration der Wertschöpfung bei disruptiven Innovationen am Beispiel der Elektromobilitätby Christoph Deutskens

    Apprimus Wissenschaftsverlag 2014; US$ 36.91

    Disruptive Innovationen verändern den Wertemaßstab der Kunden und bieten einzigartige Leistungsmerkmale. Im Fall von disruptiven Innovationen sind neue Wertschöpfungsprozesse erforderlich, die den veränderten Kundenanforderungen gerecht werden. In dem Buch wird ein Entscheidungsmodell zur Konfiguration der Wertschöpfung bei disruptiven Innovationen... more...

  • Die Bahnreform im Kontext nachhaltiger Verkehrspolitik: Ein Vergleich zwischen Deutschland und der Schweizby Michael Woodt

    Diplomica Verlag 2013; US$ 18.51

    In den letzten zwanzig Jahren wurde der Schienenverkehrssektor in Europa grundlegend reformiert, so auch in Deutschland und der Schweiz. Die Schweiz gilt im europäischen Schienenverkehr als Positivbeispiel. Trotz der unterschiedlichen Rahmenbedingungen war beiden Reformen die Absicht gemein, vor dem Hintergrund zunehmend harten intermodalen Wettbewerbs... more...

  • I Tried to Run a Railwayby Gerard Fiennes

    Head of Zeus 2015; US$ 14.57

    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...

  • Brezhnev's Follyby Christopher J. Ward

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2009; US$ 27.95

    Heralded by Soviet propaganda as the ?Path to the Future,? the Baikal-Amur Mainline Railway (BAM) represented the hopes and dreams of Brezhnev and the Communist Party elite of the late Soviet era. Begun in 1974, and spanning approximately 2,000 miles after twenty-nine years of halting construction, the BAM project was intended to showcase the national... more...