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Railroads. Rapid transit systems

  • Transport Systems, Policy and Planningby Rodney Tolley; Brian John Turton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 123.95

    Provides a unique review of the major spatial aspects of transport systems, a detailed analysis of transport problems in urban and rural areas, an evaluation of social and environmental impacts, and a planning and policy overview. Divided into four parts, each considering a different aspect of transport geography. The first part outlines the basic... more...

  • The Steam Train Quiz Bookby Paul Andrews

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 2.99

    With 100 brain teasing question and answers, on Steam Trains, and related topics, this quiz will test your in-depth knowledge of steam locomotives and their history! more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 265.00

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

  • Port Infrastructure Financeby Hilde Meersman; Eddy Van de Voorde; Thierry Vanelslander

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 270.00

    This book provides an expert analysis of alternative investments routes and the investment strategies available to the major port players, and is a much-needed guide to expanding the investor base for private debt funding of projects from loan providers to bond investors. Port infrastructure investments are vitally important to all ports throughout... more...

  • Towards Sustainable Road Transportby Ronald M. Dell; Patrick T. Moseley; David A. J. Rand

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 89.95

    Increasing pressure on global reserves of petroleum at a time of growing demand for personal transport in developing countries, together with concerns over atmospheric pollution and carbon dioxide emissions, are leading to a requirement for more sustainable forms of road transport. Major improvements in the efficiency of all types of road vehicles... 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. un valido completamento alle lezioni di geografia e storia. 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...

  • Innovation in Public Transport Financeby Shishir Mathur

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    This book reviews four major Value Capture mechanisms all of which are used to fund transit in the US. Through the study of prominent examples of these VC mechanisms, it evaluates each mechanism’s performance focusing on aspects such as equity, revenue-generating potential, the institutional capacity required to design and implement the mechanisms,... more...

  • Urban Transport XXby C. A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2014; US$ 598.00

    Urban Transport XX contains the proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Urban Transport and the Environment.Topics covered include: Environmental impact; Transport strategies; Public transport systems; Urban transport simulation; Transport safety and security; Experiences from emerging countries; Intelligent transport systems. more...

  • The West Highland Linesby Gordon D Webster

    The History Press 2014; US$ 24.78

    The railway lines of the West Highlands are famous the world over for their illustrious history and unparalleled scenic beauty. Linking Glasgow with Oban, Fort William and Mallaig, the lines managed to survive the axe of Dr Beeching, whose infamous report forced the closure of almost a third of Britain's railways in the 1960s. With a detailed look... more...