2 edition of The government and railroad transportation found in the catalog.
The government and railroad transportation
Albert Russell Ellingwood
|Statement||by Albert Russell Ellingwood and Whitney Coombs.|
|Contributions||Coombs, Whitney, 1897- , jt. auth.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||642|
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railroad or railway, form of transportation most commonly consisting of steel rails, called tracks, on which trains of freight cars, passenger cars, and other rolling stock are drawn by one locomotive or more. However, there are other types of railways, including those whose units consist of single self-propelled cars, cable-drawn railways used to ascend steep grades, and monorails whose cars.The Department of Transportation is responsible for planning and coordinating federal transportation projects.
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