Great British tramway networks by Wingate H Bett

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Published by Light Railway Transport League in London .

Written in English

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  • Street-railroads -- Great Britain -- History

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Includes index

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Statementby Wingate H. Bett and John C. Gillham
ContributionsGillham, John C. joint author
The Physical Object
Pagination223 p.
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15334880M

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Due to size, the list is divided into separate article based on geographical locations. *Africa and Asia (exclusive of Japan) **Japan *Europe (exclusive of countries having separate lists) **Belgium **Czech Republic **France.

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