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  • Introduction to Sustainable Transportsby Bernard Favre

    Wiley 2014; US$ 114.00

    Transport systems have to meet the mobility needs of people and commodities on all scales, from the local to the global level. Concerns about the energy, fumes and sound emissions produced, and about the safety, service quality, intelligence and lifecycle of the systems, etc. can all be included in a systemic approach. This approach can contribute... more...

  • South Wales Direct Lineby P D Rendall

    Crowood 2014; US$ 21.88

    A history of Great Western Railway's direct line from London to South Wales, from the early 1900s onwards. With a focus on those who worked the line, South Wales Direct Line - History and Working includes the 'Badminton' line route, and all the stations and junctions between Patchway and the Severn Tunnel - an ideal resource for anybody with an interest... more...

  • The Louisville, Cincinnati & Charleston Rail Roadby H. Roger Grant

    Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    Among the grand antebellum plans to build railroads to interconnect the vast American republic, perhaps none was more ambitious than the Louisville, Cincinnati & Charleston. The route was intended to link the cotton-producing South and the grain and livestock growers of the Old Northwest with traders and markets in the East, creating economic opportunities... more...

  • San Gottardoby Matthias Rennhard; Hanspeter Widmer

    SJW - Schweizerisches Jugendschriftenwerk 2014; US$ 5.99

    L'opuscolo, arricchito da numerose fotografie a colorie da stampe antiche, descrive in maniera rapida e allettante l'evoluzione di questa importante via di comunicazione nel cuore dell'Europa. È un valido completamento alle lezioni di geografia e storia. more...

  • 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 Transportationby Darren Prokop

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 110.00

    The transportation of goods can be profitable despite myriad regulations. 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...