Rail & Sea Transport


  • D. H. Aldcroft, University of Leicester, UK
  • D. Mort, NEDO, London, UK

A work of reference to the sources of statistical material of all kinds, both official and unofficial, on rail and sea transport. It provides information on what data are available, where they may be obtained and the limitations to their use. This volume is a companion to volumes VII and X and deals with another aspect of the coverage of the statistics of transport and communication
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For economists, government departments, local authorities, research workers in transport economics, all organizations concerned with rail and sea transport.


Book information

  • Published: September 1981
  • Imprint: PERGAMON
  • ISBN: 978-0-08-026105-8

Table of Contents

(partial) Introduction. Physical output indicators. Expenditure on rail transport by users. Financial returns. Fares, charges and costs. Physical assets. Manpower. Wages, earnings and hours of work. Ancillary activities. A note on the railways of Northern Ireland. Comments and suggestions. Quick reference list. Bibliography. Subject index.