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British railway system

a description of the work performed in the principal departments

by J. L. Maclean

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Published by McCorquodale & Co., Ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- Great Britain -- Management

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby J. L. Maclean [etc., etc.] ...
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE3016 .M3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination103 p.
      Number of Pages103
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL181722M
      LC Control Numbera 41000272
      OCLC/WorldCa12241124

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