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Rail versus road in Ireland, 1900-2000 : a century of change in Irish railways' road and rail passenger services and vehicles

Author: Michael Collins
Publisher: Newtownards, County Down, Northern Ireland : Colourpoint, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1900 the railways enjoyed an unrivalled monopoly but, within a few years, first urban electric tramways and then bus competition, offered a challenge that had to be faced. This book charts the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Collins
ISBN: 1898392374 9781898392378
OCLC Number: 45092777
Description: 192 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: The emergence of road/rail competition 1900-1945; nationalization and competition, 1945-2000; railmotors and steam railcars; petrol, diesel and battery railcars; railbuses; road buses; surviving vehicles; towards the 21st century. Appendix - railway company bus routes.
Responsibility: Michael Collins.

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