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tram

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an electrically driven public transport vehicle that runs on rails let into the surface of the road, power usually being taken from an overhead wire
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tram

2
Machinery a fine adjustment that ensures correct function or alignment
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tram

3
(in weaving) a weft yarn of two or more twisted strands of silk
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Our tramcars are made in Italy or Spain and we don't build ships any more.
The tramcars meet all modern European standards and are energy efficient.
Rehabilitation of the buildings &roofs of the tramcars workshop.
Taken by George White of R White & Sons of Widnes, who were the contracting engineers for the Great Orme Tramway, they show the tramcars and winding gear arriving in Llandudno in 1900-1902 and being hauled up Old Road.
She started on the tramcars during the war years when the conductresses went around with torches attached to their uniforms to collect the fares at night.
The company will also continue to run the old heritage tramcars for tourists.
Serving Hong Kong since 1904, Hong Kong Tramways owns and operates a fleet of 160 tramcars which includes 2 antique tramcars.
Visitors were also able to take rides in vintage buses and tramcars.
We sent 10 tramcars down to the pit before the flooding and each car usually carries 44 miners and a driver," a tramcar driver who was working on the day of the accident said.
Hong Kong Tramways operates over 160 tramcars and transports nearly 240,000 passengers daily.
The first stage consists in receiving pre-assembled tramcars, then, in a second stage, the accessories component parts," the source added.
The tramcars are part of the modernisation of the mass transportation system of Prague.