Rail Books - Free UK Postage on Orders Above £10!
Cart 0
Modern Railways Dictionary of Railway Industrial Terms
Ian Allan

Modern Railways Dictionary of Railway Industrial Terms

Sale price £10.00 Regular price £19.99

The Modern Railways Dictionary of Railway Industry Terms is an essential guide to the complex world of the modern railway scene. Today's privatised railway industry has created for itself a whole new range of jargon to be added to that already in use in an industry whose history now spans two centuries." "In this book the reader is guided through the terminology that is in present use, reflecting the new railway structures that have replaced the old. The organisation of the railway itself is explained and its relationship with other bodies. This includes the Department for Transport and Network Rail as well as crucial areas such as the responsibility for safety and the funding arrangements for the Passenger Transport Executives." "While much of the book is arranged alphabetically, there are a number of topics - from the legal position to signalling, passenger services to rolling stock and so on - organised thematically.

Hardback with dust jacket

ISBN: 9780711030763

Most orders are dispatched within two working days of receipt of cleared payment. If there is going to be a significant delay, we will endeavour to contact you and give you an estimated dispatch time.

Please be aware that advance orders will be sent as soon as the relevant book has been published. 

When placing your order, please ensure that you add the correct full shipping address to your order. This includes house number, street name, zip code/post code. If parcels are returned on account of an incorrect shipping address we will contact you to seek the correct address and also ask that you pay a contribution towards posting the parcel to you a second time. 

UK

All orders over £10.00 are post free to all UK addresses. For orders of £10 or less, a £1.25 postage fee will be added. These are normally sent via Royal Mail 48 Hour which is not tracked. If you require tracking for your order please get in touch before placing your order and we will quote you for the costs of adding tracking to your order.

Large, bulky or high value orders may be split in to multiple consignments or sent via courier. There is no additional charge for this and we will contact you if this happens.

Overseas

Overseas orders are charged based on weight, and postage will be automatically calculated at checkout. For a postage quotation, please add the items you want to your cart and proceed to the checkout. All orders are normally sent via Air Mail.

Royal Mail will only accept parcels up to 5kg in weight (2kg for Canada). If you are ordering multiple items that exceed these limits, please get in touch with us first so that we can advise you of the appropriate shipping rate.


Share this Product


More from this collection



More by Ian Allan