Transzheldorizdat (All-Union Publishing and Printing Association of Railway Transport)
Transzheldorizdat (All-Union Publishing and Printing Association of Railway Transport) was founded in 1923 as part of the larger Transpechat' (Transport Printing) of the NKPS (People's Commissariat of Transportation and Communication). In 1963, the Council of Ministers of the USSR directed Transzheldorizdat to be absorbed into the burgeoning State Transport Publishing House (Gosudarstvennoe Transportnoe Izdatel'stvo) The new publishing house additionally absorbed the Automobile Transport Publishing House, the Marine Transport Publishing House and the River Transport Publishing House. Transport Publishing specialized in scientific, technical, industrial, educational and reference literature concerning industrial and urban transport. The publisher also printed its own literature. In the 21st century, Transport Publishing is an on-going company in Moscow.
Sources & Citations
sokr.ru (definition of Transzheldorizdat)
fantlab.ru (Transport Publishing, bio. Based on extract from website of Russian Book Chamber)
Decree of the Central Committee of the CPSU and Council of Ministers of the USSR, August 10, 1963, No. 884-SM. (Cited in Wikipedia bio on Transport Publishing).