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Railways By Hannibal Height
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Interpretation of railways in European cities. Hamburg, Amsterdam, Athens, Avignon, Berlin, Bilbao, Bruxelles, Budapest, Dresden, Eindhoven, Frankfurt, Girona, Kiev, Leipzig, London, Lubeck,... More > Manchester, Mantova, Marseille, Milano, Prague, Riga, Santander, Saragozza, Saint Petersburg, Stockholm, Toulon, Valencia...< Less
Summer Provinces by the Sea A description of the Vacation Resources of Eastern Quebec and the Maritime Provinces of Canada, in the territory served by the Canadian Government Railways By Intercontinental Railway
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1887 Prospectus for San Francisco's Wire Cable Railways and Cable Cars By Pacific Cable Railway Company
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In 1873, the first cable railway in the United States began operation in San Francisco. In subsequent years, the Clay Street Railroad was joined by many other operators throughout the U.S.A.,... More > including systems in New York and Los Angeles. The rise of the electric trolley made most cable car systems obsolete. Today, the only street cable car system in operation is the historic San Francisco Municipal Railway. Originally published in 1887, this prospectus was prepared by patent holders in hopes of attracting additional operators and investors. The document describes the cable car system and its operation in text, diagrams and photographs, and presents a detailed list of patents. This easy-to-read reprint is presented in format, sightly larger than the original. However, care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
Operators' Handbook - Second Edition By Institution of Railway Operators
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This Handbook has been written by the Institution of Railway Operators to help railway operators at all levels develop and hone their skills in train operations management. It contains good practice... More > guidance and tips for professional rail operators, primarily based on heavy rail train operations in Great Britain. It covers the operational issues managed by Network Rail and Train & Freight Operating Companies. Some of the topic areas covered by the individual chapters deal with train planning, infrastructure and train interfaces, specific characteristics of trains and infrastructure, running a railway under normal conditions, train crew management, station operations and running a railway during disruption. Technical knowledge is not explicitly covered by this Handbook, it is assumed that users have, or are acquiring, the necessary technical skills relevant to their organisational responsibilities.< Less
The Railway Children By E. Nesbit
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The Railway Children is a children's book by Edith Nesbit, originally serialised in The London Magazine during 1905 and first published in book form in 1906. It has been adapted for the screen... More > several times, of which the 1970 film version is the best known. The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography credits Oswald Barron, who had a deep affection for Nesbit, with having provided the plot for The Railway Children.< Less
The Railway Children By E. Nesbit
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The Railways of Saskatchewan By Mark Zulkoskey
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Saskatchewan is home to 2 Class I railways and 14 shortline railways. These railways traverse thousands of kilometers of track through Saskatchewan's diverse prairie. Each photograph presents a... More > unique railway and the eccentric paint schemes of each locomotive. In a day of modern transportation, take a moment to reflect back to the small branchlines that built this country and province.< Less
Railway Construction By William Hemmingway Mills
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The Railway Construction Act (Japanese: 鉄道敷設法, Hepburn: Tetsudō Fusetsu-hō?, Law No. 4 of 1892) was promulgated by the Diet of Japan on June 21, 1892, and... More > designated government support for a network of thirty-three railway lines covering most of Japan, with the exception of Hokkaidō. On April 11, 1922, the Diet amended the law to add an additional network of regional and local routes. Today, these lines form the backbone of the national railway network, JR (although JR has relinquished control of some of the more minor ones).The lines in following list don't appear the act, because operated already or soon. Excerpt from: Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Railway Matters By Alan Shaw
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Many of the railway schemes proposed for the Halifax, Yorkshire, area which did not come to fruition, and an outline of the events leading up to the opening of the Manchester & Leeds Railway,... More > reconstructed from contemporary newspaper reports. With a time line of relevant railway history (1820 - 1923), and 33 maps and diagrams in full colour.< Less
The Railway Children By E. Nesbit
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The story concerns a family who move to a house near the railway after the father is imprisoned as a result of being falsely accused of selling state secrets to the Russians. The three children,... More > Roberta, Peter and Phyllis, find amusement in watching the trains on the nearby railway line and waving to the passengers.< Less

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