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The feasibility of upgrading peninsula passenger rail service

California. Metropolitan Transportation Commission.

The feasibility of upgrading peninsula passenger rail service

final draft

by California. Metropolitan Transportation Commission.

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Published by The Commission in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Southern Pacific Transportation Company.,
  • Railroads -- California -- San Francisco Peninsula -- Passenger traffic.,
  • Railroads -- California -- San Jose -- Passenger traffic.,
  • San Francisco Peninsula (Calif.) -- Transit systems.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMetropolitan Transportation Commission.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination286, [31] in various pagings :
    Number of Pages286
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23006152M

      As for passenger rail service, the only available lines are in the southern half of Michigan. Ridership in on passenger rail totaled ,, about 50 percent more than in .


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