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Federal railroad safety authorization act of 1975

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. Subcommittee on Transportation and Commerce.

Federal railroad safety authorization act of 1975

hearings before the Subcommittee on Transportation and Commerce of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, first session, on H.R. 5358 ... April 29 and 30, and May 1, 1975.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. Subcommittee on Transportation and Commerce.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- Safety regulations -- United States.,
    • Railroads -- United States -- Finance.,
    • Hazardous substances -- Transportation -- Law and legislation -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .I5589 1975e
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 107 p. :
      Number of Pages107
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4853356M
      LC Control Number75602489

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