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  • U.S. Freight Rail Economics and Policy

    Are We on the Right Track?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey T. Macher, John W. Mayo

    The passage of the Staggers Rail Act in 1980 led brought a renaissance to the freight rail industry. In the decade following, economists documented the effects of the Act on a variety of important economic metrics including prices, costs, and productivity. Over the preceding years, and with the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-29
    Routledge Studies in Transport Analysis

  • Transport Models in Urban Planning Practices

    Tensions and Opportunities in a Changing Planning Context, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marco te Brömmelstroet, Luca Bertolini

    This book explores how transportation models can play a role in a changing transport planning and policy making context. Most models are rooted in decades of development work and are geared to offer value-free, academic and explicit knowledge to transport planning experts. However, planning…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23

  • Changing Trains

    Railway Reform and the Role of Competition: The Experience of Six Countries, 1st Edition

    By Didier van de Velde

    Published in 1999. The book presents and compares the new relationships between transport authorities and railway companies in a number of countries (Great Britain, Sweden, Japan, Germany, Switzerland and France). It also presents a number of case studies focusing on the role of contracts,…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge Revivals

  • Imperial Technology and 'Native' Agency (Open Access)

    A Social History of Railways in Colonial India, 1850-1920, 1st Edition

    By Aparajita Mukhopadhyay

    This book explores the impact of railways on colonial Indian society from the commencement of railway operations in the mid-nineteenth to the early decades of the twentieth century. The book represents a historiographical departure. Using new archival evidence as well as travelogues written by…

    Hardback – 2018-05-03

  • Sustainable Railway Futures

    Issues and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Becky P.Y. Loo, Claude Comtois

    Revitalizing railways as a major sustainable transport mode in modern societies faces many issues and challenges. This in-depth overview places the importance of railways in the wider context of comprehensive sustainability, which encompasses sustainable development, social and economic equity and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12

  • Railway Management and Engineering

    3rd Edition

    By V Profillidis

    In a rapidly changing world, with increasing competition in all sectors of transportation, railways are in a period of restructuring their management and technology. New methods of organization are introduced, commercial and tariff policies change radically, a more entrepreneurial spirit is…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29

  • The Routledge Handbook of Transport Economics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Cowie, Stephen Ison

    The Routledge Handbook of Transport Economics offers the first state of the art overview of the discipline of transport economics as it stands today, reflective of key research and policy. Transport is an important area of study and one which is problem rich, stimulating a great deal of debate in…

    Hardback – 2017-08-04

  • Routledge Library Editions: Transport Economics

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This set of previously out-of-print titles is an essential reference collection on the topic of transport economics. Providing in-depth analysis on a variety of aspects, including the economics of the airfreight, shipping and rail industries, it also examines the economics of road transport and…

    Hardback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge Library Editions: Transport Economics

  • Territorial Implications of High Speed Rail

    A Spanish Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by José M. de Ureña

    High Speed Rail's (HSR) main objective is to attract air passengers between big metropolitan areas however the main territorial implications in many cases occur not in these metropolitan areas but in the intermediate cities. These implications open up new spatial planning possibilities such as…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31
    Transport and Mobility

  • The City as a Terminal

    The Urban Context of Logistics and Freight Transport, 1st Edition

    By Markus Hesse

    The on-time delivery of goods is regarded as a primary factor of the urban economy and is being monitored by businesses and government alike. However, much analysis of freight transportation and the flow of goods into, out of and within urban areas focuses on functional, business-related…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Transport and Mobility

  • Engineer of Revolutionary Russia

    Iurii V. Lomonosov (1876–1952) and the Railways, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Heywood

    This book is the first substantial study in any language of one of revolutionary Russia's most distinguished and controversial engineers - Iurii Vladimirovich Lomonosov (1876-1952). Not only does it provide an outline of his remarkable life and career, it also explores the relationship between…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26

  • Rail Human Factors

    Supporting the Integrated Railway, 1st Edition

    By John Wilson, Beverley Norris, Ann Mills

    In recent years, for reasons connected to the organization of the industry, technical developments, and major safety concerns, rail human factors has grown in importance at an international level. Despite its importance, however, supporting literature has been largely restricted to specialist…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09

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