Table of Contents
Contents: Preface; Introduction: Eastern European railways in transition, Ralf Roth; Part I General Suggestions and Historical Overviews of Railways in Eastern European Countries: The Baltic States - railways under many masters, Augustus J. Veenendaal Jr; The construction and modernisation of railways in Belorussia/Belarus in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Andrej Kishtymov; Serbia's access to the sea, 1830-2006, Henry Jacolin; The history of railway passenger transportation in Hungary - from the monarchy to the 21st century, Imre Perger; Czech military railways - history and a comparative analysis of the Czech railway network's efficiency, Martin Kvizda; The Royal Prussian Eastern Railway (Ostbahn) and its importance for East-West transportation, Jan Musekamp. Part II Under Russian Protection: 1918, 1945 and 1989: three turning points in the history of Polish railways in the 20th century, Martin Przegietka; Transport under socialism: the case of the Czechoslovak State Railways 1948-1989, Ivan Jakubec; The modernisation of railways in Slovakia after 1945, Milan Klubal; The centrally planned economy and railways in Hungary, Zsuzsa Frisnyßk; The railways of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic: 1920-1990, Ihor Zhaloba; Yugoslavia: the sub-Savian Magistral, Henry Jacolin; Passengers' railway identity in socialist Romania during the 1950s and 1960s, Adelina Oana Stefan; Cold War crisis on the railway: construction of the Berlin Wall, Tomáš Nigrin. Part III After the Fall of the Iron Curtain: Changes - Problems - Modernisation: Railway integration in Europe: UIC - a key player of East-West railway integration, Paul Véron; Back to the future? Russia's railway transport and the collapse of the Soviet Union in historical perspective, Anthony Heywood; The unification of East and West German railways into the Deutsche Bahn, Ralf Roth; Seen from the driving cab: the consequences of German Railway's privatisation since the reunion of Deutsche Bundesbahn and Reichsbahn from the engine drivers' perspective, Peter F.N. Hörz and Marcus Richter; The reopening of Murska Sobota-Zalalá¶vÃ¶ railway: a paradox of the European reunification in Central Europe?, Kevin Sutton; 'More is less': regular interval timetable in Central Eastern Europe, Viktor Borza, Vít JanoÅ¡ and Istvßn Neumann; Railway heritage protection policy in Hungary, Zsuzsa Frisnyßk; The heritage of the Deutsche Reichsbahn and its presentation in the Deutsche Bahn museum in Nuremberg, Rainer Mertens; Index.