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Manchester"s trolleybuses

D. M. Eyre

Manchester"s trolleybuses

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Published by Manchester Transport Museum Society in Rochdale .
Written in English


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StatementD.M. Eyre, C.W. Heaps, C. Taylor.
ContributionsHeaps, C W., Taylor, C., Manchester Transport Museum Society.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18092148M


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