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2 edition of Urban rail supporting technology found in the catalog.

Urban rail supporting technology

Transportation Systems Center.

Urban rail supporting technology

a five year progress summary 1971-1976.

by Transportation Systems Center.

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Published by Dept. of Transportation, Urban Mass Transportation Administration, Office of Research and Development, Rail Technology Division in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban transportation -- United States.,
  • Railroads -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Issued June 1976.

    ContributionsUnited States. Urban Mass Transportation Administration. Rail Technology Division.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 126 p. :
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17535708M

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