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changing distribution and freight transport system in Scotland

changing distribution and freight transport system in Scotland

proceedings of a conference organised jointly by the Scottish Branch,Regional Studies Association, and the Centre for Urban and Regional Research, University of Glasgow on June 18, 1982.

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Published by University of Glasgow, Centre for Urban and Regional Research in [Glasgow] .
Written in English


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SeriesCURR discussion paper -- no.8
ContributionsRegional Studies Association. Scottish Branch., University of Glasgow. Centre for Urban and Regional Research.
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Open LibraryOL14162559M


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freight leaving Scotland for both elsewhere in the UK and the EU than arriving from these places. For example, in tonnes of freight left Scotland for the EU for every 1 tonne that entered from the EU.

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