Planning the location of urban-suburban rail lines
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Planning the location of urban-suburban rail lines an application of cost-benefit and optimal path analysis by Glenn D. Westley

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Published by Ballinger Pub. Co. in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Electric railroads -- Location -- Cost effectiveness.,
  • Street-railroads -- Location -- Cost effectiveness.,
  • Local transit -- Mathematical models.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementGlenn D. Westley.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHE5361 .W47
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 161 p. :
Number of Pages161
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4719564M
ISBN 100884106683
LC Control Number78006476

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