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Underground transportation systems

Author: Simon Rose
Publisher: [New York, New York] : Crabtree Publishing Company, [2019] ©2019
Series: Underground worlds
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Underground, the Metro, the Tube, the Subway--whatever you call it, underground transit is a mark of a modern city public transportation system. Packed with historic and contemporary photographs, this compelling book will grab readers with an interest in subways and railways. Also included are underground escape routes and abandoned underground tunnel systems."--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Instructional and educational works
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rose, Simon, 1961-
Underground transportation systems.
New York, New York : Crabtree Publishing Company, [2019]
(DLC) 2018049449
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Rose
ISBN: 9780778761273 0778761274 9780778761655 0778761657
OCLC Number: 1057244662
Notes: Includes index.
Target Audience: Age 9-12.; Grade 4-6.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Getting around underground --
The London Underground --
The New York City Subway --
The Moscow Metro --
Abandoned subway systems --
Escape tunnels --
The Gibraltar tunnels --
Underground roads and highways --
Below land and water --
Mining tunnels --
The Channel Tunnel.
Series Title: Underground worlds
Responsibility: Simon Rose.

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"The Underground, the Metro, the Tube, the Subway--whatever you call it, underground transit is a mark of a modern city public transportation system. Packed with historic and contemporary photographs, this compelling book will grab readers with an interest in subways and railways. Also included are underground escape routes and abandoned underground tunnel systems."--Provided by publisher.

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