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Japanese urban railways

a private-public comparison

by Fumitoshi Mizutani

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Published by Avebury in Aldershot, Brookfield, USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan.
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- Japan.,
    • Local transit -- Japan.,
    • Railroads and state -- Japan.,
    • Privatization -- Japan.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-209).

      StatementFumitoshi Mizutani.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE3355 .M58 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 209 p. :
      Number of Pages209
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1104467M
      ISBN 10185628980X
      LC Control Number94029545

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