2 edition of Urban rail supporting technology found in the catalog.
Urban rail supporting technology
Transportation Systems Center.
by Dept. of Transportation, Urban Mass Transportation Administration, Office of Research and Development, Rail Technology Division in Washington
Written in English
Issued June 1976.
|Contributions||United States. Urban Mass Transportation Administration. Rail Technology Division.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 126 p. :|
|Number of Pages||126|
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