With the arrival of the third edition of Railway Operation and Control, the remaining stock of the second edition is on sale for $25.
Railway operation involves much more than assembling cars and locomotives into trains and having someone drive them along the track. Railway Operation and Control is a comprehensive explanation of the behind-the-scenes work that makes the visible part of railroading possible.
Dr. Joern Pachl
is the director of Institute of Railway Systems Engineering and Traffic
Safety at the Braunschweig Technical University. He is a member of the
Association of German Railway Engineers and a fellow of the Institution
of Railway Signal Engineers. Dr. Pachl is the author of a railway
operations textbook, "Systemtechnik des Schienenverkehrs", co-author of
a railway operations encyclopedia, "Leit und Sicherungstechnik im
Bahnbetrieb", and co-author of a book on the privatization of the
German railway system "Die Bahnreform", all published in Germany.
Railway operation in many countries is based upon practices developed in England, Germany, or North America. In "Railway Operation and Control", Dr. Pachl explains the elements and methods of railway operation with attention to the differences in the systems.
This will be a valuable resource for anyone who plans or manages railroad operation or wants to learn about this segment of the railway industry.
Complete table of contents [PDF 158 kb]
267 p., 193 ill
ISBN 0-9719915-1-0, Library of Congress Control No.: 2002108972
Item Number 1001
Price $39.95 [USD]
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