From Rail to Road and Back Again?: A Century of Transport Competition and Interdependency

From Rail to Road and Back Again?: A Century of Transport Competition and Interdependency

by Colin Divall, Ralf Roth

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Overview

In this volume, the mutual interdependence between road and rail transport is investigated, providing a fascinating reappraisal of the complex and shifting nature of European transportation over the last hundred years. The first half of the collection examines how railway companies reacted to increasing competition from road transport. The second part focuses on road mobility, a key success story of the twentieth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781409471158
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 03/28/2015
Series: Modern Economic and Social History
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 6 MB

About the Author

Ralf Roth is Professor of Modern History at the Historisches Seminar, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt, Germany. Colin Divall is Professor of Railway Studies at the University of York.

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