Public passenger transport service levels in Australian cities
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Published by Transport Section, Civil Engineering Dept., University of Melbourne] in [Melbourne .
Written in English



  • Australia,
  • Australia.


  • Transportation -- Australia -- Passenger traffic.,
  • Commuting -- Australia.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Ieuan D. Richards.
SeriesUniversity of Melbourne. Civil Engineering Dept. Transport Section. Bulletin no. 7
LC ClassificationsHE289 .R5
The Physical Object
Pagination16 l.
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5339554M
LC Control Number72193197

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