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Transport research for social and economic progress

proceedings of the World Conference on Transport Research, London, 14-17 April 1980

by World Conference on Transport Research

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Published by Gower in Aldershot, Hampshire, England .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Transportation -- Research -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by J. Stuart Yerrell.
    ContributionsYerrell, J. Stuart., Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development., European Conference of Ministers of Transport.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE192.5 .W67 1980
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 v. (xx, 2726 p.) :
    Number of Pages2726
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3824452M
    ISBN 100566004437
    LC Control Number81135016

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