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- University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 75.00
From Mohandas Gandhi's nineteenth-century tour in a third-class compartment to the recent cinematic shenanigans of Wes Anderson's The Darjeeling Limited, the railway has been one of India's most potent emblems of modern life. In the first in-depth analysis of representations of the Indian railway, Marian Aguiar interprets modernity through the legacy... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 32.99
The Economics and Politics of High Speed Rail: Lessons from Experiences Abroad , by Daniel Albalate and GermÓ Bel, introduces the main questions policy makers and scholars should examine when considering and studying HSR implementation, with particular emphasis on the US?s recent interest in this technology and possible application in California.... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
A work of reference to the sources of statistical material of all kinds, both official and unofficial, on rail and sea transport. It provides information on what data are available, where they may be obtained and the limitations to their use. This volume is a companion to volumes VII and X and deals with another aspect of the coverage of the statistics... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Simon & Schuster 2000; US$ 18.00
In this account of an unprecedented feat of engineering, vision, and courage, Stephen E. Ambrose offers a historical successor to his universally acclaimed Undaunted Courage, which recounted the explorations of the West by Lewis and Clark. Nothing Like It in the World is the story of the men who built the transcontinental railroad -- the investors... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 15.99
The great oceans of the world have long been considered alien environments said to harbor strange creatures and unfathomable mysteries. This new book, from The History Press's successful Shadows series, examines the maritime-rich heritage surrounding the coastline of Britain and the mysterious activity said to take place there. Neil Arnold explores... more...
- Osprey Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 7.99
From the Edwardian golden age of steam to the present, no mode of travel has captured the hearts of the British people like the railways. In wartime and peace, along major routes and minor, steam, diesel and electric trains have moved goods, taken commuters to work or families on holidays - a constant presence in an always-changing way of life. A... more...
- 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...