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Guided urban mass transit.

Canada. Industry, Science and Technology Canada.

Guided urban mass transit.

by Canada. Industry, Science and Technology Canada.

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Published by Dept. of Industry, Science and Technology in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Local transit -- Canada -- Periodicals.,
  • Transportation equipment industry -- Canada -- Periodicals.

  • Edition Notes

    English and French, the latter inverted with title: Profil de l"industrie, transport urbain.

    Other titlesProfil de l"industrie, transport urbain.
    SeriesIndustry profile
    The Physical Object
    Pagination7, 8 p. --
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19470990M

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