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Auto-trains and steam rail motors of the Great Western

Colin Veal

Auto-trains and steam rail motors of the Great Western

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Published by Great Western Society in Didcot .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementColin Veal and John Goodman.
ContributionsGoodman, John., Great Western Society.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21090763M
ISBN 10090295606X
OCLC/WorldCa43129510

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