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Railroads. Rapid transit systems

  • Start Your Own Freight Brokerage Businessby Jacquelyn Lynn; Entrepreneur Press

    Entrepreneur Press 2014; US$ 19.95

    Looking to start a business and turn a profit in a very short time? Then becoming a freight broker is likely for you! The experts at Entrepreneur lay out a step-by-step approach to starting a freight brokerage business, showing aspiring entrepreneurs how to establish a business, define services, find reliable carriers, set rates, and more. Requiring... more...

  • The World The Railways Madeby Nicholas Faith

    Head of Zeus 2014; US$ 7.28

    Across American praries, through Siberian tundra, over Argentinian pampas and deep into the heart of Africa, the modern world began with the arrival of the railway. The shock was sudden and universal: railways carried empire, capitalism and industrialization to every corner of the planet. For some, the 'Iron Road' symbolized the brute horrors of... more...

  • Traffic Simulation and Databy Winnie Daamen; Christine Buisson; Serge P. Hoogendoorn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95

    A single source of information for researchers and professionals, Traffic Simulation and Data: Validation Methods and Applications offers a complete overview of traffic data collection, state estimation, calibration and validation for traffic modelling and simulation. It derives from the Multitude Project?a European Cost Action project that incorporates... more...

  • Belles and Whistlesby Andrew Martin

    Profile Books 2014; US$ 17.31

    In the heroic days of rail travel, you could dine on kippers and champagne aboard the Brighton Belle; smoke a post-prandial cigar as the Golden Arrow closed in on Paris, or be shaved by the Flying Scotsman's on-board barber. Everyone from schoolboys to socialites knew of these glamorous 'named trains' and aspired to ride aboard them. ... more...

  • 30 Days on Australia's Railwaysby David Burke

    Rosenberg Publishing 2014; US$ 12.50

    An entertaining look at railway events in Australia in the month of September—from 1848, when a meeting was called to start a railway company in New South Wales, to 2013, when the great Bayer-Garrett AD6029 steam engine was restored to working order.Author David Burke has crafted a ‘diary’ which documents, day by day, major happenings... more...

  • The Deadly Life of Logisticsby Deborah Cowen

    University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 75.00

    In a world in which global trade is at risk, where warehouses and airports, shipping lanes and seaports try to guard against the likes of Al Qaeda and Somali pirates, and natural disaster can disrupt the flow of goods, even our ?stuff? has a political life. The high stakes of logistics are not surprising, Deborah Cowen reveals, if we understand its... more...

  • Parkingby Corinne Mulley; Stephen Ison

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 164.95

    This book adds to the debate with respect to parking covering the issues of supply and demand, the various policy measures, namely economic, regulatory, regional wide or organisational in addition to carefully selected case studies, along with the future direction of parking policy. 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...

  • Traffic and Random Processesby Raffaele Mauro

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book deals in a basic and systematic manner with the fundamentals of random function theory and looks at some aspects related to arrival, vehicle headway and operational speed processes at the same time. The work serves as a useful practical and educational tool and aims at providing stimulus and motivation to investigate issues of such a strong... more...

  • Paddleboats of Australiaby Peter Plowman

    Rosenberg Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95

    This guide book features more than 130 paddle-boats found in various parts of Australia. It includes paddleboats presently operating public excursions and cruises on rivers, lakes and harbours around Australia, as well as privately owned boats, and vintage boats that have been restored for static public display. The majority of paddleboats are to be... more...