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China"s Railways

Colin Garratt

China"s Railways

Steaming into a New Age

by Colin Garratt

  • 256 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Patrick Stephens .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railway transport industries,
  • Railroads

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8265453M
    ISBN 100850598850
    ISBN 109780850598858
    OCLC/WorldCa17838374


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