The Journal of Transport History

A double-blind, fully refereed biannual journal of research in the history of transportation. Articles and essays examine the social and economic impact of transportation. Book reviews are also highlighted.

Articles from Vol. 24, No. 1, March

Belgian Investment in Tramways and Light Railways : An International Approach, 1892-1935
Foreign capital has been of paramount importance in the creation of urban infrastructures because of the magnitude of the investments involved, their technological complexity, and the management difficulties associated with such undertakings. This was...
Eisenbahn Und Elbeschiffahrt in Mitteleuropa 1918-1939. Die Neuordnung der Verkehrspolitischen Beziehungen Zwischen der Tschechoslowakei, Dem Deutschen Reich Und Osterreich in der Zwischenkriegszeit
Ivan Jakubec, Eisenbahn und Elbeschifffahrt in Mitteleuropa 1918-1938. Die Neuordnung der verkehrspolitischen Beziehungen zwischen der Tschecheslowakei, dem Deutschen Reich und Osteneich in der Zwischenkriegszeit. Beitrage zur Unternehmensgeschichte...
First International Conference on the History of Transport, Traffic and Mobility (T^sup 2^M)
Thursday 6-Sunday 9 November Eindhoven Technical University, The NetherlandsCall for papersThe Tensions of Europe - Mobility History Group, the Cost 340 Network 'Towards a European Intermodal Transport Network - Lessons from History' and the Transport...
La Sabena 1923-2001: Des Origines Au Crash
Guy Vanthemsche, La Sabena 19232001: des origines au crash, De Boeck, Brussels (2002), 352 pp., euro23.75.Despite the phenomenal expansion of commercial aviation in Europe since 1945, good business and political histories of the industry, or of individual...
Michael Robbins, 1915-2002
This journal owes an enormous debt to Michael Robbins, who died on the 21 December 2002. He was one of the founders of the journal in 1953, along with his friend from school days, Jack Simmons. They shared the joy and burden of editing for the next thirteen...
Ore Imports and Port Competition: A Cumbrian Struggle for Supremacy
The first principle of successful port operations, established by the Ancients and upheld by hard-headed managers ever since, is cultivation of the ability to adjust to competition.1 Ports unwilling to pay close attention to challenges posed by other...
Public Dreams, Private Means: Cincinnati and Its Southern Railway, 1869-1901
Along line of scholars has examined the history of railway development in nineteenth-century America, documenting the difficulties of spanning the vast distances and challenging topographical barriers of a promising but capital-short land. One of the...
Railways and Culture in Britain: The Epitome of Modernity
Ian Carter, Railways and Culture in Britain: the epitome of modernity, Manchester University Press, Manchester (2001), 352 pp., L49.99 hard covers, L16.99 paperback.Ian Carter has written a fascinating and thought-provoking study of aspects of the cultural...
Railways and the Mid-Victorian Income Tax
In October 1857 the South Yorkshire Railway Company was the subject of a damning report by the Government Surveyor of Taxes at Sheffield.1 As a joint stock company it was under a legal obligation to perform certain duties in the collection of taxes....
The Coventry Motor Industry: Birth to Renaissance
David Thorns and Tom Donnelly, The Coventry Motor Industry: birth to renaissance, Ashgate, Aldershot (2000), 240 pp., L47.50 (US$84.95).This book is a revised version of The Motor Car Industry in Coventry since the 1890s using additional primary and...
The North Carolina Transportation Museum - Spencer Shops
The North Carolina Transportation Museum - Spencer Shops P. O. Box 165, Spencer, NC 28159, USA Phone + 1 704 636 2889; Fax + 1 704 639 1881; website www.ci.salisbury.ne.uslnetranslMost of the hundreds of railroad museums in the United States include...
The Rise and Fall of Railways in Jamaica, 1845-1975
Jamaica pioneered rail transport in the British colonies. The first railway was built in 1845 from Kingston to Angels, a distance of fourteen and a ilf miles. The introduction of rail transport came at a time when sugar, the mainstay of the Jamaican...
Transportes, Servicios Y Telecomunicaciones (TST), Revista De Historia
Transportes, Servicios y Telecomunicaciones (TST), Revista de historia, No. 1 (2001), Editec@red, Madrid, 229 pp., Pta 15.03.This new publication has the declared purpose of filling an important historiographical deficiency: whereas academic studies...
Underground to Everywhere: London's Underground Railway in the Life of the Capital
Stephen Halliday, Underground to Everywhere: London's Underground railway in the life of the capital, Alan Sutton, Stroud/London Transport Museum (2001), 248pp., L19.99.Stephen Halliday's book can be recommended as a reliable, well written and enjoyable...
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