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Federal railroad safety program and reauthorization issues

Paul F. Rothberg

Federal railroad safety program and reauthorization issues

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Federal Railroad Administration,
  • Railroads -- Safety regulations -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPaul F. Rothberg, John Williamson.
    GenreSafety regulations
    SeriesCRS issue brief -- IB10030i., Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 2003, 03-IB-10030i.
    ContributionsWilliamson, John., Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination16 p.
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16356315M
    OCLC/WorldCa57172901

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