After several years of gradual expansion, the South-African economy underwent a boom last year with the sudden rise in the price of gold. As a result, railway traffic reached record levels. Estimates of a 5 percent rise proved wrong, in fact railway traffic rose by 9 percent and was still rising at the end of the year.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    508 Birch Street
    Bristol, CT  United States  06010
  • Publication Date: 1981-2

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  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 13
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00335459
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Union of Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 15 1981 12:00AM