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Cost-effective maintenance of railway track

proceedings of the conference Cost-effective maintenance of railway track organized by the Institution of Civil Engineers and held in London on 25-26 June 1992.

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Published by Telford in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads -- Track -- Maintenance and repair.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsInstitution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTF530 .C67 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination220 p. :
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1517722M
    ISBN 100727719300
    LC Control Number93203350
    OCLC/WorldCa27686148

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