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1st Edition

Railway Economics

ISBN 9781138636835
Published November 8, 2018 by Routledge
242 Pages

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Book Description

This book, first published in 1932, provides a survey of the subject of railway economics as a whole, including the theory and practice of railway charging; State regulation and ownership; railway amalgamation; railway capital; railway organization and labour problems. In addition a critical examination is made of the economic questions involved in electrification, train speeds, railway-owned road transport and other problems.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction  2. The Regulation of Railways by the State  3. The Internal Organization of a Railway  4. Railway Capital and Expenditure  5. Railway Labour  6. Railway Amalgamation and Combination  7. The Railway Clearing House  8. The Development of Rates and Fares  9. The Railways Act 1921  10. Theory of Railway Charges  11. Railway Rates in Practice  12. Passenger Fares and Rates for Traffic Carried by Passenger Train  13. Economics of Railway Working  14. Economics of Railway Electrification  15. The Railways and their Road Transport Services  16. State Ownership of Railways  17. The Present Position and Future Prospects of British Railways

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