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Combined truck/rail transportation service

United States. General Accounting Office

Combined truck/rail transportation service

action needed to enhance effectiveness : report to the Congress

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by General Accounting Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Freight cars on truck trailers,
  • Piggyback transportation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 38 p. :
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14896266M

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