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Great Western Railway

Andrew Roden

Great Western Railway

a history

by Andrew Roden

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Published by Aurum in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Western Railway (Great Britain),
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Andy Roden
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTF64.G7 R63 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 306 p. ;
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25076428M
    ISBN 101845135806
    ISBN 109781845135805
    LC Control Number2010549260
    OCLC/WorldCa620341950

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