The federal investment in Amtrak"s assets should be secured
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The federal investment in Amtrak"s assets should be secured report by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by U.S. General Accounting Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Amtrak -- Finance.,
  • Railroads -- United States -- Finance.,
  • Federal aid to transportation -- United States.

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Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 44 p. :
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17652153M

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