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Steel on Steel: Inside the battle for the future of Australia's biggest railroad

by Stephen Baines

The inside story of the privatisation of the freight arm of Queensland Rail and one of the most extraordinary transformations of a company in the history of Australian business. An icon that touched every part...


Evolution of International Aviation: Phoenix Rising

by Dawna L. Rhoades

As with the previous two editions, Evolution of International Aviation reviews the historical development of the international aviation system. From this foundation it then provides an updated and expanded account...


Ready for Takeoff?: The Potential for Low-Cost Carriers in Developing Countries

by Charles E. Schlumberger & Nora Weisskopf

The emergence of Low-Cost Carriers (LCCs) has been a key catalyst for the development of the aviation industry in the last decade. This book identifies various definitions that have been applied to describe...


Start Your Own Freight Brokerage Business: Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

by Jacquelyn Lynn & Entrepreneur Press

Looking to start a business and turn a profit in a very short time?

Then becoming a freight broker is likely for you!

The experts at Entrepreneur lay out a step-by-step approach to starting a freight brokerage...


British-Owned Railways in Argentina: Their Effect on the Growth of Economic Nationalism, 1854-1948

by Winthrop R. Wright

During the nineteenth century, British-owned railways grew under the protection of an Argentine ruling elite that considered railways both instruments and symbols of progress. Under this program of support for...


Designing Future-Oriented Airline Businesses

by Nawal K. Taneja

Designing Future-Oriented Airline Businesses is the eighth Ashgate book by Nawal K. Taneja to address the ongoing challenges and opportunities facing all generations of airlines. Firstly, it challenges and encourages...


The Eurasian Connection: Supply-Chain Efficiency Along the Modern Silk Route Through Central Asia

by Cordula Rastogi & Jean-Francois Arvis

The Modern Silk Route is offering a potential land-bridge between China and Europe through Central Asia and Russia that offers a complement to existing shipping routes, and is attracting growing interest by...


Real Railway Tales: From Taking the Marks to Double Derailment!

by Geoff Body & W E Parker

Running a railway is a complex business that constantly throws up situations, dramas and misadventures, both major and minor, for those involved in it. Geoff Body and Bill Parker have collated a rich selection...


A Road Taken

by David McLean & Patricia Finn

Nineteen years ago, David McLean was appointed by the prime minister of Canada to the board of directors of CN, after which he was elected chairman. McLean has been reelected each year and will retire in April...


Aviation Investment: Economic Appraisal for Airports, Air Traffic Management, Airlines and Aeronautics

by Doramas Jorge-Calderón

Aviation Investment uniquely addresses investment appraisal methods across the key industries that make up the aviation sector, including the airports, air traffic management, airline and aircraft manufacturing...


Ancestors in the Arctic: A Photographic History of Dundee Whaling

by Macolm Archibald

Dundee, City of Discovery, is known around the world for its innovation, its jute and music, and its vibrant culture. But the critical role of the city’s whaling fleet and the wealth it generated for Dundee...


Life on the Railway

by Anthony Burton

The first steam locomotive chuffed its way down the tracks in 1804, but it was not until 1830, with the opening of the Liverpool & Manchester Railway, that the Railway Age really got under way. There followed...


Making a Difference: How One New Zealander Created a Global Business, and His Thoughts on the Country's Direction

by Owen Glenn

The story behind Sir Owen Glenn's global business success and major philanthropic contributions.From humble beginnings in New Zealand, Owen Glenn built up a highly successful global business empire and now he...


The Low Cost Carrier Worldwide

by Sven Gross & Michael Lück

This volume provides the first comprehensive overview of developments, the legal framework and the current situation of the low-cost carrier phenomenon across the globe. It contains a dozen chapters, each dedicated...


Firing the Flying Scotsman and Other Great Locomotives: Life on the Footplate in the Last Years of Steam

by Ken Issitt

Fast train fireman Ken Issitt worked on the footplate from the late 1940s to 1960, experiencing firing some of the greatest locomotives from the Flying Scotsman to Coltimore and Blink Bonney. The work was hard...


Not All Sunshine & Sand: The Tales of a UK¿Middle East Truck Driver

by Paul Rowlands & Brian Wales

The adventures of a truck driver who hauled from the UK to the Middle East in the 1970s


Liberalization in Aviation: Competition, Cooperation and Public Policy

by Peter Forsyth & David Gillen

The transition from regulated to liberalized industries has attracted a substantial amount of research which can be distilled to three main questions: 1. What are the forces that have given rise to regulatory...


Greening Growth in Pakistan through Transport Sector Reforms: A Strategic Environmental, Poverty, and Social Assessment

by Ernesto Sanchez-Triana & Javaid Afzal

This book identifies reforms that can help manage environmental priority problems associated with transport's impacts on air quality, noise pollution, road safety, hazardous-materials transport, climate change,...


Turning the Right Corner: Ensuring Development through a Low-Carbon Transport Sector

by Andreas Kopp & Rachel I. Block

The flagship report 'Turning the Right Corner - Ensuring Development Through a Low Carbon Transport Sector' emphasizes that developing countries need to transition to a low-carbon transport sector now to avoid...


The Little Book of Aviation

by Norman Ferguson

The Little Book of Aviation is a collection of facts, figures and interesting stories from the world of flight. Sad, humorous, baffling and astounding stories abound, from pioneering days of the Wright Brothers...