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Oversight of Amtrak

United States

Oversight of Amtrak

Hearing before the Subcommittee on Ground Transportation of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives, ... Congress, first session, October 28, 1999

by United States

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Published by For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages173
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10112977M
ISBN 100160644577
ISBN 109780160644573
OCLC/WorldCa45710846


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