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tramway

[′tram‚wā]
(mechanical engineering)
An overhead rail, rope, or cable on which wheeled cars run to convey a load.
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Just five years after the historic tramway went through a 100 million upgrade, Blackpools light rail system is set for a 21.
Les tramways modele Citadis seront fabriques, notamment a la Rochelle en France.
The maintenance of the tramways are still being underway," noted municipality officials.
The tramway will provide a huge relief and will be an alternate mode of transport for visitors to the Jumeirah Beach Residence and Marina area in Dubai, UAE, who usually rely on taxis for commuting purposes; usually making traffic snarls a common daily routine in the area, it added.
Gulf News briefly spoke to the woman who appeared to be alright, however, the accident brought the issue of public awareness about driving around the tramway.
Alstom will provide the city of Lusail with its fully integrated tramway system including the design, manufacturing, commissioning and servicing of 35 Citadis tramways, power supply equipment (substations, catenary and APS), signalling and trackworks.
Alstom, as part of a consortium1, has been awarded a contract by Qatar Railways Company (QRAIL) to supply a turnkey tramway system for a 4-line tram network in Lusail, Qatar.
The Citadis tram for Lusail will be 32 metres long, and the tramways will be fully low floor to enable easier access for all passengers.
Alstom is part of a consortium which has been awarded a $1bn (E750mn) contract by Qatar Railways Company (QRAIL) to supply a turnkey tramway system for a four-line tram network in Lusail.
Mexico Tramways Company--as the firm was officially called--was established in March 1906 by a group of Canadian investors in Toronto and soon became the largest and most important operator of tramways in the Mexico City metropolitan area.
Another shows workmen constructing the track and a third depicts the new carriages and the jockey cars, all proudly displaying the Great Orme Tramways livery.
Tramways have become (again) a key mode of public transport in a number of major cities in France, leading to governmental incentives to research their implications in the transformation of the spatial, social or institutional organisation of the city Le Tramway dans la ville results from a 2008-10 study responding to a nationwide call for projects from the Plan Urbanisme Construction Architecture.