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Train Tripping Around Sydney
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,820. Language: Australian English. Published: March 30, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Travelling around Sydney on a three day, 592 km self-guided railway adventure Down Under. A humorous travelling companion for exploring one of the world's best known cities by train.
The Ultimate Asia Train Travel Guide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,640. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
Have you ever wanted to travel around Asia and see all the beautiful places this great land has to offer? If you travel by airplane, you miss so much being in the air. If you travel by vehicle, you are cramped for hours and days and by the time you arrive to your destinations you are worn out. The train offers a great mode of transportation giving you the opportunity to relax while you observe the
The Ultimate Europe Train Travel Guide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,930. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
Have you ever wanted to travel around Europe and see all the beautiful places this great land has to offer? If you travel by airplane, you miss so much being in the air. If you travel by vehicle, you are cramped for hours and days and by the time you arrive to your destinations you are worn out. The train offers a great mode of transportation giving you the opportunity to relax.
The History of Waterloo Station
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,060. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
The definitive history of Britain’s busiest rail terminal, written by a long term commuter to the station and bulging with illustrations.
Railtrack and Other Letters
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,670. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013 and represented by JM Publishing. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
I have a boast to make: I am a Railway Enthusiast - a veritable Anorak. So, when I noticed that Railtrack PLC (a Public Limited Company incorporated in England and Wales on 28th of February 1994) had re-registered as a Private Limited Company (on 3rd February 2003) and was now known as Network Rail Infrastructure Limited), it occured to me that the company name Railtrack was available.
Doctor Who? The Atomic Bomber Beeching and his War on the Railways.
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,980. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
Doctor Who? Richard Beeching is the infamous architect of massive British railway closures in the 1960's, designed to boost the roads lobby.He was also, revealed for the first time, one of the key designers of the British A-bomb. Doctor Who's story is employed by the author to attack the inability of British transport planners and politicians to design a coherent transport policy.
On the Wrong Line: How Ideology and Incompetence Wrecked Britain's Railways
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Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 149,390. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012 by Kemsing Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
Britain's rail privatisation was one of the greatest political failures of recent history. This acclaimed book serves as a valuable reminder of the risks of privatising a single, state-owned service and breaking it up into competing entities, linked by contracts instead of a shared service ethos... mistakes the Coalition Government now seems determined to repeat with the National Health Service
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Rail Transport in a Theater of Operations Field Manual - FM 55-20 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,070. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Rail Transport in a Theater of Operations Field Manual (FM 55-20) sets forth transportation rail doctrine and organizational structure. Coverage includes facilities, signals, procedures, rolling stock classification, and both steam and diesel locomotives.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Railway Operating and Safety Rules Field Manual - FM 55-21 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,620. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Railway Operating and Safety Rules Field Manual (FM 55-21) provides a standard code of operating rules for personnel engaged in the operation of military railways.
The Great Lakes Car Ferries
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,010. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011 by Dean K. Fick. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ship building industry
A comprehensive history of the specialized boats used to carry railroad cars across the water, by one of America's best and most-loved transportation authors.
The Lakeside and Marblehead Railroad
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,120. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
A well-written, meticulously researched history of a short Ohio railroad line. A must for any railroad history buff.
Lovers take up less space - an alphabet guide to the Tube
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,700. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011 by Alfie Dog Limited. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
A humorous review of the addictive misery of commuting on the London Underground. A blow by blow account of everything from how to find breathing space on a packed Tube train, to the psychological torture of your fellow passengers eating a fresh hot bag of chips and not passing them round. This book will open your eyes to experiences your senses have long since ignored in the interest of sanity.
21st Century Maglev Train Technologies and High-Speed Rail Programs: Comprehensive Guide to Advanced Magnetic Levitation Technology, Benefits, and Advantages
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,120. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
Department of Transportation Federal Railroad Administration reports on maglev technology development - background on maglev; maglev technology options; German technology; Japanese maglev; U.S. maglev technology; maglev deployment program; maglev compared with other modes; capital costs; costs of maglev systems; cost comparison with other modes of transportation; benefits versus costs, more.
21st Century Essential Guide to High-Speed Passenger Trains (HSR) and America's High Speed Intercity Passenger Rail (HSIRP) Program - Plans, Programs, Technology
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,120. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
This ebook provides an up-to-date digest of federal publications on high-speed rail, including President Obama’s announcement of a strategic plan (“Vision for High Speed Rail in America"). Contents include the High Speed Passenger Rail Safety Strategy, History, Positive Train Control, Right-of-Way Safety, HSR Corridor Funding, High-Speed Intercity Passenger Rail (HSIPR), National Rail Plan.
How the Steam Railways came to Surrey
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,970. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
A fascinating account of how the railways came to Surrey and the impact they had on the people who lived in the county The book the great days of the steam railways in the county. It shows how and why the lines were built, giving an account of the people who laid the lines and built the stations.