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The Shell Bitumen Handbook, 6th edition

Author(s): Robert N. Hunter (ed.)
Publication Date: January 2015
ISBN: 9780727758378
Stock level: In stock
£93.19 £124.25

Shell has been at the forefront of bitumen technology for over 90 years, and continues to play a leading role in global bitumen research and development. The Shell Bitumen Handbook is an authoritative source of information on bitumen use in road pavements around the world. ...

Crossrail Project: Infrastructure Design and Construction - Volume 1

Author(s): Edited by Mike Black, Christian Dodge and Ursula Lawrence
Publication Date: November 2014
ISBN: 9780727760784
Stock level: In stock
£65.25 £87.00

The construction of the Crossrail project began at North Dock in Canary Wharf in May 2009. Five years on, it is the biggest railway construction project in Europe and is one of the largest single infrastructure investments undertaken in the UK. It consists of 21 km of new twi...

Manual for Streets

Author(s): Department for Transport, Communities and Local Government Welsh Assembly Government
Publication Date: March 2007
ISBN: 9780727735010
Stock level: In stock
£22.69 £30.25

The main aim of this guide is to facilitate the creation of streets that promote greater social interaction and enjoyment while still performing successfully as conduits for movement. It is to be used predominantly for the design, construction, adoption and maintenance of new...

The Diary of William Mackenzie

Author(s): Edited by David Brooke
Publication Date: May 2000
ISBN: 9780727728302
Stock level: Low stock
£24.94 £33.25

History has not been kind to the memory of William Mackenzie. While the names of Telford and Stephenson continue to be well known today, that of William Mackenzie, one of the most important figures in the engineering world during the first half of the nineteenth century, has ...

Mechanical Re-Texturing of Roads: A Study Processes and Early Life Performance (TRL 298)

Author(s): P G Roe and S A Hartshorne
Publication Date: February 1999
ISBN: 9780727727985
Stock level: Low stock
£30.37 £40.50

The introduction of standards for the skidding resistance of UK trunk roads has increased interest in alternative techniques for restoring road texture. This report covers the first part of a study undertaken to determine the effectiveness of mechanical retexturing of road su...

Track Geotechnology and Substructure Management

Author(s): J. Waters, Railway Geotechnical Consultant and E. Selig, University of Massachusetts
Publication Date: October 1994
ISBN: 9780727720139
Stock level: Low stock
£110.25 £147.00

This book is a comprehensive study which provides practical advice and guidance on the important role played by ground engineering in the construction of railway track, the use of which will result in optimum quality with the minimum maintenance effort and the most economical...

Cost Effective Maintenance of Railway Track

Author(s): R.A. Vickers
Publication Date: December 1992
ISBN: 9780727719300
Stock level: Out of stock
£37.31 £49.75

By far the greatest proportion of the total cost of maintaining the infrastructure of a railway arises from the track,  Modern trains are lighter, travel faster and are much easier to derail than before.  Therefore it is vital that track is maintained adequately. This volume...

Railway Bridge Maintenance, Second Edition

Author(s): Nigel Ricketts
Publication Date: June 2017
ISBN: 9780727760654
Stock level: In stock
£50.62 £67.50

Railway Bridge Maintenance , Second edition provides a thorough overview to assist those involved in the maintenance and management of existing railway bridges, dating from the early nineteenth century to the present, that are essential in supporting railway operations. The...

The Railway Metropolis: How Planners, Politicians and Developers Shaped Modern London

Author(s): Michael Schabas
Publication Date: December 2016
ISBN: 9780727761804
Stock level: In stock
£37.31 £49.75

Advance praise for The Railway Metropolis: “ Michael Schabas has been associated with virtually every railway project in London over three decades. His story of what happened (and what didn't), and why, and who did what, is compelling reading. I couldn't put it down!” ...

Accessibility and the Bus System: Transforming the World, 2nd edition

Author(s): Nick Tyler
Publication Date: December 2015
ISBN: 9780727759801
Stock level: In stock
£85.50 £114.00

Accessibility and the Bus System, Second edition explores the role of the bus system in enabling cities to function sustainably and efficiently by providing the necessary resources to support growing populations. The book takes a comprehensive view of what buses can and ca...