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British Railways, 1948-73 A Business History

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ISBN-10: 0521188830

ISBN-13: 9780521188838

Edition: 2011

Authors: T. R. Gourvish

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List price: $77.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/28/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 844
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 2.750
Language: English

List of illustrations
List of charts, figures and maps
List of tables
Foreword
Preface
List of abbreviations
Chronology
Introduction: nationalisation
the British Transport Commission and the Railway Executive, 1948-53:
Organisation
Investment
Revenue costs and labour relations
The British Transport Commission 1953-62:
The new railway organisation
Deficits, markets and closures
Wages, unions and productivity
The Modernisation Plan and investment
The British Railways board, 1963-73:
The 'Beeching Revolution': organisation and reorganisation
Financial performance and rationalisation
Markets, pricing and commercial strategy
Investment, labour relations and productivity
Conclusion
Statistical Appendices
Notes
Select bibliography
Index