MARTIN HIGGINSON

TRANSPORT RESEARCH & CONSULTANCY

MUSEUMS &

TRANSPORT HISTORY

Historical research


City of London Polytechnic, 1968-1972
Transport policy between the wars, 1918-1939

Comparison between Road and Air Service Licensing


Polytechnic of Central London 1978-1987
The efficiency of British urban bus operation and its financing PhD thesis, 1987


Institute of Railway Studies & Transport History, York University/National Railway Museum
Mapping public transport in Britain, 1918-1939: Introductory note on the origins of bus services, 2005

Embedding history in transport policy: influencing modal share in non-growth markets

 

 

 

 

Conferences and seminars: papers and management

 

Birkbeck College, London University
The Commuter’s Railway, 1986

Tramway London, 1987

Universities Transport Studies Group
The influences of geography, demography and company age on bus company performance, 1989

London Transport Museum
London Tramways 40 years after closure, 1992

Roads & Road Transport History Association
Can the form of competition between buses, trams and cars provide pointers for current policy? Lessons from history for transport policy-makers: the inter- war years 1918-1939, 2000

The evolution of municipal trading, 2006


Institute of Railway Studies & Transport History, York University/National Railway Museum

The end of tramways in York and London: a comparison, 2005

Public transport in transition: electric trams to motor buses - causes and consequences of change, 2006

Influencing Modal Share in Markets where Overall Growth is not the Primary Concern of Providers, 2010.

 

Publications


LRTA, Birkbeck College, London Transport Museum, 1993: Tramway London: background to the abandonment of London’s Tramways, 1931-1952

Roads & Road Transport History Association, 2007: The evolution of municipal trading, Proceedings of Conference 2006 Public or Private

Roads & Road Transport History Association, 2013 (Editor, 2008-13): The companion to public road transport history in Great Britain and Ireland

 

 

National Railway Museum


Exhibitor Catching the Phoenix photographic exhibition, 2005-06

International liaison Sierra Leone and UK National Railway Museums: site visit – collection of information for locomotive restoration project, 2006-07

 

 

Memberships


Bishop Line (Darlington-Bishop Auckland) Community Rail Partnership, Executive Steering Group, NRM Locomotion, Shildon

Associate Member, Institute of Railway Studies & Transport History, York University / National Railway Museum

Friends of National Railway Museum

Friends of London Transport Museum

 

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