Railway Economics
  • Author : K.G. Fenelon
  • Release Date : 28 April 2017
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 238
  • ISBN 13 : 9781351794091

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Book Description: This book, first published in 1932, provides a survey of the subject of railway economics as a whole, including the theory and practice of railway charging; State regulation and ownership; railway amalgamation; railway capital; railway organization and labour problems. In addition a critical examination is made of the economic questions involved in electrification, train speeds, railway-owned road transport and other problems.

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