Cost savings potential from improvement in railcar reliability and maintainability

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U.S. Dept. of Transportation, Urban Mass Transportation Administration, Office of Technical Assistance, National Technical Information Service [distributor] , Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va
Electric railroads -- United States -- Cars -- Reliability, Subways -- United States -- Rolling-stock -- Reliab
StatementD. Muotoh, C. Elms
ContributionsElms, C., United States. Urban Mass Transportation Administration. Technical Assistance Program, N.D. Lea & Associates
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 74 p. :
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Open LibraryOL14943471M

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