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United States Railway Mission in Mexico [a summary report]

United States. Railway Mission in Mexico.

United States Railway Mission in Mexico [a summary report]

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Published by Institute of Inter-American Transportation in Washington .
Written in English

  • Mexico.
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- Mexico.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement by Fred E. Linder.
      ContributionsLinder, Fred E., Institute of Inter-American Transportation.
      LC ClassificationsTF28 .U5 1947
      The Physical Object
      Pagination119 p.
      Number of Pages119
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6075142M
      LC Control Number50017642

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The present report summarises a peer review of rail freight policy in Mexico. This is part of the program of strengthening the development of policy-making in key sectors of Member country governments under the organization’s current program of work.

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