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Contemporary transport trends

Author: Michael Asteris; Peter Green
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England : Avebury ; Brookfield, Vt., USA : Ashgate Pub. Co., ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A selection of operational, commercial and academic papers which have appeared in the journal "Transport Management". The articles constitute an overview of trends in transport between 1960 and 1990,  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Contemporary transport trends.
Aldershot, Hants, England : Avebury ; Brookfield, Vt., USA : Ashgate Pub. Co., ©1992
(OCoLC)761213883
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Asteris; Peter Green
ISBN: 1856282848 9781856282840
OCLC Number: 26132967
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiv, 290 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Transport needs - an overview, Michael Asteris; Part 1 Road transport: bus operation, S. Hindle (1971); trends in the bus industry, T.W. Knowles (1990/91); changing to contract distribution, D. Buck (1988); the liberalization of road haulage in the European Community, N. Chattle (1990); environmental costs of road goods vehicles, C. Sharp (1974); the economic costs of smoke emission control, D.G. Rhys (1975); motorways - safe or sorry?, R. Diment (1988); computers in transport - routing and scheduling of road transport vehicles, S. Jones (1966). Part 2 Rail transport: British railways and the modernization plan, K. Sidebotham (1959); productivity in British railways, W.J. Bryer (1963); British Rail in the 1970s, C.E.W. Green (1973); the Beeching report in retrospect, M. Asteris (1988); the great rail sale, Anonymous (1989); the Orient Express, S. Ekins (1984); Eurotunnel - the advantages, T. Harrison (1987); underground railway planning in London, R. Meads (1979). Part 3 Sea transport: ships and the carriage of goods by sea, J.D. Gedge (1961); continental ferry services, N.J.H. Laws (1959); world containerization - a progress report, N. Tilsley (1968); containerization - some facts and figures, H.E. Tatman (1979); British shipping in decline, M. Asteris (1983); the role of the East Anglian ports, J. Evelyn (1976); world-wide from the Humber, J. Francis (1975); deep-sea freight trans-shipment and the Channel Tunnel, M. Asteris (1990). Part 4 Air transport: Britain's domestic air services, L.J. Evans (1960); air freight, E.H. Childs (1966); how airfreight can cut distribution costs, N. Tilsley (1988); our purpose civil aviation - a manufacturer's viewpoint, I.D.N. Lawson (1974); the jungle of international air fares, J.P. Hanlon (1975); the deregulation of civil aviation in Europe, M. Asteris (1991); airline competition and capacity constraints at HUB airports, J.P. Hanlon (1987); third London airport, D. Spurling (1986).
Responsibility: edited by Michael Asteris, Peter Green.

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