tramway


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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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The project consists of the extension of the line 2 of the Rabat-Sal tramway on a total length of 7 km and 12 stops, STRS said in a release.
C'est ainsi que la securite du tramway a fait objet de plusieurs plans d'actions, dont le dernier en date a ete lance mardi 13 fevrier.
The tramway remains closed and Redcar and Cleveland Council said the cause will be investigated before it reopens to the public.
Continue along the tramway for around half a mile then bear left and cross the narrow cattle grid into the fields.
Tied to the nostalgic tramway, a wagon house named 'Stage for you' also the name of a 'musical' performed twice every week run on the rails of the tramway.
The iconic vehicle ran until September 14, 1957 when it took part in the parade to mark the end of Liverpool's tramway operations.
Conwy County Council's tramway on the Great Orme has seen many incidents in the past but drivers still ignore signs marking out restricted areas.
Designed to optimise acquisition costs and the total cost of ownership, Attractis can offer up to 20 per cent savings in investment compared to a traditional tramway system.
Though it has proved to be a popular mode of transport internally in the areas it serves, motorists feel the recent changes to the road network around the tramway has had an adverse affect on traffic movement.
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.
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.
Lusail's turnkey tramway is expected to be operational by 2018.