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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Satchell, Veront M.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of History and Archaeology
Article Title
The rise and fall of railways in Jamaica, 1845-1975
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Journal Title
Journal of transport history
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Date of Publication
2003
Volume ID
24
Issue ID
1
Page(s)
1-21
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ISSN
0022-5266
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Abstract
Examines the relationship between railway transport and economic growth in Jamaica between 1845-1975. Socio -economic conditions responsible for the introduction of railways in Jamaica; background information on Jamaica Railway Co; provisions of Railway Extension Law of 1889; role of citrus and banana industry in improving railway's fortune; role of natural calamities and mismanagement by the government in the failure of railways.....
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