Economic History of Transport in Britain

By Christopher Savage, T.C. Barker

© 2005 – Routledge

288 pages

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

Table of Contents

Tables

Preface

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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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS023000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economic History
REF000000
REFERENCE / General