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Railway bridge construction: some recent developments

F. A. W. Mann

Railway bridge construction: some recent developments

by F. A. W. Mann

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Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroad bridges.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] F. A. W. Mann.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTF280 .M36
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 158 p.
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5454975M
    ISBN 100091086302
    LC Control Number73157184

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      Need for Construction of a New Railway Line Strategic reasons The defense forces can move quickly to the some areas in case of any emergency such as the threat of war. Political reasons A new line sometimes becomes necessary to serve the political needs of the country. Development of backward areas Railway lines are sometimes constructed to. According to the Association of American Railroads, PTC is up and running on over 98 percent of the Class 1 rail mileage required by law to have it. Here is a AAR. Febru Class 1, Freight, Rail News, Railroad News. New blockades hit CN rail lines; protesters are “climbing on and between railcars”.


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