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Use of technology for improved rail safety

hearing before the Subcommittee on Technology, Environment, and Aviation of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, second session, July 11, 1994.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Subcommittee on Technology, Environment, and Aviation.

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

    Subjects:
  • Railroads -- Safety measures -- Technological innovations.,
  • Railroads -- Trains -- Accidents -- Prevention.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF27 .S39957 1994ac
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 151 p. :
    Number of Pages151
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL831140M
    ISBN 100160461367
    LC Control Number95105222

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Use of Technology for Improved Rail Safety: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Technology, Environment, and Aviation of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, Second Session, July 11,Volume 4.

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