By Ben Pedroche
By Andrew Dow
By Alejandro Carrascosa
Se hace un completo estudio de l. a. teoría del peralte aplicada al ferrocarril, así como de las bases y normas a tener en cuenta al diseñar los angeles superestructura de una línea ferroviaria.
Se puntualizan las propiedades de los angeles clotoide para utilizarla como curva de transición, y posteriormente aborda el método de "Rectificación de alineaciones curvas ferroviarias", con ejemplos prácticos aplicados a los distintos tipos de curvas que podamos encontrarnos.
Asimismo, se analiza el sistema de trabajo de una máquina bateadora pesada y se dedica un capítulo a los angeles electrificación ferroviaria, describiendo los elementos que l. a. componen y las normas que se siguen en su instalación.
Y por último en el capítulo de los gálibos ferroviarios, se examinan los métodos para su cálculo y representación en un ferrocarril convencional y en un tranvía.
By Gordon Edgar
By Ralph W. Hidy,Roy V. Scott,Don L. Hofsommer
By Mark Wegman
The interval from the Eighteen Nineties to the mid-1950s is usually thought of the “golden period” of passenger rail go back and forth in America. It used to be a time of celebrated locomotives and lush passenger provider, a time whilst rail expertise observed its maximum advances and railroads turned the nation’s favorite mode of transportation. those glory years come alive in American Passenger Trains and Locomotives Illustrated, 1889–1971. For this quantity, writer and illustrator Mark Wegman has researched unique railroad drawings and every now and then even paint chips to render greater than one hundred sixty profiles, entrance and best perspectives, and inside layouts depicting the steam, diesel, and electrical locomotives, besides passenger vehicles, of 3 dozen of the nation’s so much celebrated trains of the golden age. Accompanying the author’s drawings are histories of every educate, interval photos, postcards, menus, baggage stickers, classic print advertisements, and specific captions. The publication is a lavishly appointed trip again in time to the bygone heyday of passenger-train travel.
By Prof. Michael V. Conlin,Geoffrey R. Bird
This is the 1st publication of its style to check railway background within the context of tourism in a entire, across the world proper demeanour. It explores the demanding situations confronted through builders and operators of railway background locations together with monetary, felony and managerial sustainability within the sleek tourism undefined. those topics are exemplified via a number of case stories of railway background in tourism from areas worldwide together with North, principal and South the USA, the Caribbean, Europe, and Australasia. the quantity may be of specific curiosity to students of cultural tourism in addition to researchers and practitioners of business background tourism, in addition to graduate and senior undergraduate students.
By Terry Gourvish
Commissioned through the cupboard workplace and utilizing hitherto untapped British executive documents, this publication provides an in-depth research of the profitable venture of 1986-94.
This is a bright portrayal of the complexities of quadripartite decision-making (two international locations, plus the private and non-private sectors), revealing new insights into the function of the British and French Governments within the technique. this crucial ebook, written by way of Britain’s prime delivery historian, can be crucial examining for all these attracted to PPPs, British and European economic history and diplomacy.
The construction of the Channel Tunnel has been certainly one of Europe’s significant initiatives and a sworn statement to British-French and public-private area collaboration. despite the fact that, Eurotunnel’s present monetary hindrance offers a sobering backcloth for an exam of the British Government’s long term flirtation with the venture, and, particularly, the sooner Tunnel undertaking within the Sixties and early Nineteen Seventies, which used to be deserted via the British govt in 1975.
By Alistair Lofthouse
By Robert McCue