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Published by National Academy Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electric railroads -- Cars -- Design and construction.,
  • Street-railroads -- Barrier-free design.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBooz, Allen & Hamilton Inc.
    SeriesReport / Transit Cooperative Research Program,, 2, Report (Transit Cooperative Research Program) ;, 2.
    ContributionsBooz, Allen, and Hamilton, inc., United States. Federal Transit Administration., National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board., Transit Development Corporation.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTF920 .A68 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination173 p. :
    Number of Pages173
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL816734M
    ISBN 100309053730
    LC Control Number95060975
    OCLC/WorldCa32890050

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