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Waiting on a train

James McCommons

Waiting on a train

the embattled future of passenger rail service

by James McCommons

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Published by Chelsea Green Pub. Co. in White River Junction, Vt .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads -- United States,
  • Transportation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementJames McCommons ; foreword by James Howard Kunstler.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE2741 .M196 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 285 p. :
    Number of Pages285
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24053155M
    ISBN 101603580646
    ISBN 109781603580649
    LC Control Number2009030142


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