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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

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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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Walsall resident Jack Haddock also recalls the days of a bustling Walsall Canal in Davies's book, saying: "One of my earliest memories of Walsall is of a view from the balcony of a corporation tramcar, as it rose over the steep hump of a narrow canal bridge en route to Bloxwich.
However, state-owned Al-Ahram reported that 39 people were detained for 15 days by Nasr City Prosecution for the Al-Nozha Street clashes, include those who are accused of setting the tramcar on fire.
The tramcar was derailed on April 4, 2012, due to stormy weather conditions that had driven sand on to the tracks.
According to the agency, the accident took place on early Thursday morning in the town of Leiyang, when a tramcar carrying miners derailed and crashed in the coalmine.
The lower saloon of the 1907 tramcar, fleet number 107, had been housed at Aston Manor Transport Museum in Witton.
DANNII MINOGUE celebrated her 40th this week with a family meal with her parents and boyfriend KRIS SMITH at Melbourne's Tramcar restaurant.
Two of them even walked out of the tramcar supported by rescuers.
HIVE OF ACTIVITY: The Maudslay Motor Company's engine shop (above left), Coventry, circa 1910; the floods in Spon Street (above), circa 1900, a Coventry horse bus (below left), circa 1900 and Coventry Railway station and forecourt from Eaton Road showing the extensions, circa 1903 (below) HERITAGE: Watchmaking at the Rotherhams factory in Coventry, circa 1910 (above) and (right) a Coventry tramcar with the first woman conductor, circa 1915
The authority added tramcar fee and Super Loto lottery to the basket, but excluded wool fabric, women's coat and waste garbage fee from the inflation basket.
ADPnews) - Apr 19, 2010 - Czech electric locomotive, tramcar and trolleybus maker Skoda Transportation last week delivered its first tramcar to the Public Transport Company of Latvia's capital Riga.
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.
The original clipping with today's photograph of Tyneside's last tram read: "Standing side by side are tramcar No16 which will run for the last time from Newcastle Central Station tomorrow night and the bus which will take its place.