The Railways of the United Kingdom: Statistically Considered, in Relation to Their Extent, Capital, Amalgamations, Debentures, Financial Position ... and Various Other Minor Particulars; Concisely Arranged from Solely Authentic Documents; Together with the Railway Accounts, Rendered Upon a Uniform Plan
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