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Pleasure Boating on the Thames: A History of Salter Bros 1858-2010

by Simon Wenham

During the Victorian period the river Thames underwent a dramatic transformation from a great commercial highway into a vast pleasure-stream. This book traces these changes through the history of the firm that...


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...


The West Highland Lines: Post Beeching

by Gordon D Webster

The railway lines of the West Highlands are famous the world over for their illustrious history and unparalleled scenic beauty. Linking Glasgow with Oban, Fort William and Mallaig, the lines managed to survive...


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...


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...


Cola Cowboys

by Franklyn Wood

A journalist's account of the truckers who were driving from the UK to the Middle east in the early 1980s


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...


An Economic Geography of Oil (Routledge Revivals)

by Peter R. Odell

An Economic Geography of Oil, first published in 1963, analyses the reasons behind the spatial distribution of the different sectors of the world oil industry. In the first part of the book, Peter Odell examines...


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


Shipping Company Losses of the Second World War

by Ian M Malcolm

Although the Merchant Navy suffered a higher percentage loss than any of the Armed Forces in the Second World War, few people today are aware of this or have even heard of them. Thirty-three thousand merchant...


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...


Airport Marketing

by Nigel Halpern & Anne Graham

This book fills an important need for an up-to-date, comprehensive and in-depth textbook that introduces students and practitioners to the principles and practice of airport marketing as well as the major changes...


Elements of Shipping

by Alan Edward Branch

Since it was first published in 1964, Elements of Shipping has become established as a market leader. Now this new edition has been entirely updated and revised to take in the many changes that have occurred...


The Rise and Fall of British Shipbuilding

by Anthony Burton

This is the story of how, from modest beginnings, Britain rose throughout the 19th century to become the greatest shipbuilding nation in the world. It begins with the age of sail, then moves on to the days of...


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...