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Urban railways and rapid transit

Hope, Richard

Urban railways and rapid transit

by Hope, Richard

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Published by IPC Transport Press Ltd in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Street-railroads -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
  • Local transit -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by Richard Hope and Ian Yearsley.
    SeriesRailway gazette management study manual,, no. 1
    ContributionsYearsley, Ian Armour, joint comp.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE4211 .H67
    The Physical Object
    Pagination97 p.
    Number of Pages97
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5321480M
    ISBN 100617000603
    LC Control Number72171974
    OCLC/WorldCa589606

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