rail network in maritime Canada

prospects for rationalization by Taylor, A. J.

Publisher: CIGGT in Kingston, Ont

Written in English
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  • Railroads -- Canada, Atlantic

Edition Notes

StatementA.J. Taylor and C. Schwier.
SeriesCIGGT report -- no. 90-13
ContributionsSchwier, C., Canadian Institute of Guided Ground Transport.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHE2806 .T39 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings).
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19849208M

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