The British Rail Problem


Author: Richard Pryke,John Dodgson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1000314960

Category: Political Science

Page: 304

View: 9909

This book formulates a new strategy for the railways, trying to discover how much traffic British Rail can hope to obtain. It looks at two fundamental assumptions on which the Board's case for a large and virtually open-ended subsidy rests.

Green Diesel Days


Author: Derek Huntriss

Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited

ISBN: 1445694549

Category: Transportation

Page: 96

View: 7901

A look in colour at the diesel locomotives that were brought in to take over from steam as part of the 1955 Railway Modernisation Plan.

Competition, Regulation and the Privatisation of British Rail


Author: John Shaw

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351732501

Category: Social Science

Page: 229

View: 8307

This title was first published in 2000. This work looks at the privatization of British Rail. It covers the competition for franchises and the regulation of those franchises. The study evaluates the extent to which the promotion of competition was an appropriate policy goal in the privatization of British rail. The book examines the rail system as a whole and looks at the prospects for the future.

Britain's Railways in Transition 1976-90


Author: John Evans

Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited

ISBN: 1445682680

Category: Transportation

Page: 96

View: 8146

A wonderfully evocative selection of unpublished images as John Evans explores this fascinating period of change in Britain's railway history.

Report and Accounts


Author: British Transport Commission

Publisher: N.A


Category: Transportation

Page: N.A

View: 8882

Insight Guides Great Railway Journeys of Europe


Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Apa Publications (UK) Limited

ISBN: 1789193281

Category: Travel

Page: N.A

View: 8593

Insight Guides: all you need to inspire every step of your journey. From deciding when to go, to choosing which routes to travel, this guide is all you need to plan your trip across Europe by rail, with in-depth insider information on the best journeys to make the most of this scenic continent. · Insight Guide Great Railway Journeys of Europe is ideal for travellers seeking immersive railway journeys across the continent · In-depth on the history of European train travel: enjoy special features on new technologies and station architecture, all written by local experts · Invaluable maps, train routes, travel tips and practical information ensure effortless planning, and encourage venturing off the beaten track · Inspirational colour photography throughout - Insight Guides is a pioneer of full-colour guide books · Inventive design makes for an engaging and inspiring reading experience About Insight Guides: Insight Guides is a pioneer of full-colour guide books, with almost 50 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides with user-friendly, modern design. We produce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps, as well as phrase books, picture-packed eBooks and apps to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure.

Narrow Gauge Modelling in 009 Scale


Author: Bob Barnard

Publisher: Crowood Press UK

ISBN: 9781785005251

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 192

View: 9396

The 009 scale, which is used to represent narrow gauge lines of 2ft to 2ft 6in, is experiencing a steady growth in popularity and trade support. Narrow Gauge Modelling in 009 Scale explains issues of scale and gauge for narrow gauge models, considers the origins of 009 scale and identifies some of its pioneers. It outlines the diverse range of prototype narrow gauge railways in Britain and overseas, along with some of the different traditions and practices adopted in different parts of the world.