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Railways in India--a legend

Sitansu Sekhar Ghosh

Railways in India--a legend

origin & development (1830-1980)

by Sitansu Sekhar Ghosh

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Published by Jogemaya Prokashani in Kolkata .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads -- India -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 456-462) and index.

    StatementSitansu Sekhar Ghosh.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE3298 (H37)+
    The Physical Object
    Pagination562 p. :
    Number of Pages562
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16236427M
    ISBN 108188374180
    LC Control Number2006454719
    OCLC/WorldCa85830562

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