Your cart is empty empty bag

Free Worldwide Delivery on orders over $50


Four Decades of Indian Railways (1950-1990)

R.N. Saxena (Author)
Synopsis Story of Indian Railways is the story of Indian's macro-economics growth and social-economic transformation over a period of almost a century-and-a-half. This book, with the help of over two hundred authentic tables, charts, graphs, etc., covers almost all aspects of development and growth of Indian Railways during the last 40 years. The author, through the valuable data, information and analysis in this book, provides the reader not only with a vivid panorama of railways' performance over the four decades after India's independence but also offers a fascinating study on the cost affectiveness of the present structure of rail transport, with interesting conclusions. Besides, this study provides good material for fresh thinking on the railways for making transport system efficient and cost-beneficial from the users' point of view also.
Read more
90.00 81 $ 100.00 $
Free delivery Wolrdwidе in 10-18 days Ships in 1-2 days from New Delhi Membership for 1 Year $35.00
Get it now and save 10%
Members SAVE 10% every day
About the author

R.N. Saxena

R.N. Saxena, General Manager, Rail India Technical & Economic Services (Government of India) is the renowned author of the authentic reference book Rail Transport Pricing in India (1986). He has also handled tariff-related assignments for railways abroad. While in 1988, Mr. R.N. Saxena was deputed to Iraq to prepare Tariffs and Commercial Manual for Iraqi Republic Railways, during 1988-89 he carried out the Financial and Tariff Study of Turkish Railways. Winner of the coveted Railway Minister's award for outstanding services in the field of Rail Transport Pricing, the author is a Graduate in Economics, History and English Literature with a Bachelor's Degree in Law and Master Degree in History. He joined the Indian Railways Traffic Service in 1961. After receiving specialised training in Railway Freight and Fare structure, he has been dealing with the rating and pricing policies of the Indian Railways for two Decades and the revenue budget of the Railway Ministry for more than ten years. In view of his long experience in railway finance and specialised knowledge of freight and fare structure of the Indian Railways, in 1978 he was appointed as Member-Secretary of the High-Level Inter-Ministerial Committee on social Burdens on Indian Railways. The author, being a veteran in the field, was also nominated to examine the voluminous recommendations of the high-powered Dr. Paranjape Rail Tariff Enquiry Committee (1980) to finalised the views of the Central Government on these recommendations.

Read more
Write a review
Reviews 0in total

Bibliographic information

Title Four Decades of Indian Railways (1950-1990)
Author R.N. Saxena
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.1991
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8171880584
length 288p.
Subjects History