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1st Edition

Economic History of Transport in Britain

ISBN 9780415512374
Published September 12, 2011 by Routledge
288 Pages

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Book Description

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

Table of Contents



1. Transport in Britain before the canal age

2. The canal age

3. The early railway age

4. Railways 1850-1914

5. The changing function of road transport in the railway age

6. Railways after the first world war

7. The growth of the road transport industry and the problem of road and railway competition

8. The regulation of road transport and highway policy

9. An outline of British transport since the Second World War

notes and references

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Christopher Savage, T.C. Barker