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Some social aspects of public passenger transport

C G B. Mitchell

Some social aspects of public passenger transport

a paper presented at the Symposium on Unconventional Bus Servicesheld at the Transport and Road Research Laboratory in October 1976.

by C G B. Mitchell

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Published by Transport and Road Research Laboratory in Crowthorne, Berks .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesSupplementary reports -- 278.
ContributionsSymposium on Unconventional Bus Services (1976 : Crowthorne)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13743408M


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