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Passenger train service legislation.

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce. Subcommittee on Surface Transportation.

Passenger train service legislation.

Hearings, Ninety-first Congress, first session ... September 23, 24, and 25, 1969.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce. Subcommittee on Surface Transportation.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- United States -- Passenger traffic.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .C688 1969f
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 316 p.
      Number of Pages316
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5738467M
      LC Control Number70605714


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