Across the Borders: Financing the World's Railways in the by Günter Dinhobl,Ralf Roth

By Günter Dinhobl,Ralf Roth

in the past we've purely had rather slender financial reviews evaluating investments in railways with investments in different fields of person economies. 'Across the Borders' not just opens the door for basic new insights right into a trans-national view of railway background, but in addition contributes to a step forward within the wider examine of the topic, delivering the 1st large ancient research of the global procedure of railway financing. This ebook presents a large creation to how financiers, governments and marketers in Europe controlled to stand the demanding situations of making and preserving an built-in railway community, either of their personal international locations and their colonies. This quantity deals research from a variety of specialists exploring the trans-national funding rules of railway development in accordance with quite a few historic case-studies. The chapters offer perception into the overseas possibilities that existed for railway financing, from the point of view of monetary, social, delivery and railway heritage. With contributions from authors from 19 nations the amount is a really overseas paintings that may be of curiosity to educational researchers, museum employees, archivists, and somebody who has an curiosity within the historical past and improvement of railways.

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