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Impact of heavy vehicles on crossing safety

Highway-Railway Grade Crossing Research Program (Canada)

Impact of heavy vehicles on crossing safety

development of an adapted design tool. --

by Highway-Railway Grade Crossing Research Program (Canada)

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Published by Transportation Development Centre in Montreal .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Highway-railroad grade crossing -- Canada -- Safety measures.,
  • Highway-railroad grade crossing -- Canada -- Design and construction.,
  • Railroads -- Canada -- Crossings -- Safety measures.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesProject summary
    ContributionsTransportation Development Centre (Canada), Canada. Transport Canada.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[4], [4] p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19920565M
    ISBN 100662681592

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