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Rail capacity hearing before the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, April 23, 2008. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials.

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Written in English


  • Railroads -- Freight -- United States,
  • Railroads -- United States -- Passenger traffic,
  • Street-railroads -- United States,
  • Railroads, Local and light -- United States,
  • Railroads -- United States -- Forecasting,
  • Railroads -- United States -- Planning

Book details:

LC ClassificationsKF27 .P89653 2008a
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 142 p. :
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23647760M
ISBN 10016083483X
ISBN 109780160834837
LC Control Number2009438106

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