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