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Rapid transit subways guidelines for engineering new installations for reduced maintenance by James Birkmyer

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Published by Office of Rail Technology, National Technical Information Service [distributor] in Washington, DC, Springfield, Va .
Written in English


  • Subways -- United States -- Design and construction,
  • Subways -- United States -- Maintenance and repair

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StatementJames Birkmyer ; prepared for U.S. Department of Transportation, Urban Mass Transportation Administration, Office of Technology Development and Deployment, Office of Rail Technology
ContributionsUnited States. Urban Mass Transportation Administration. Office of Rail Technology, Bechtel Inc
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14943519M

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