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  • n. Plural form of tramway.


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  • The Department for Transport DfT report concluded that light rail – better known as tramways – has a future in the UK if capital costs can be reduced and officials called on the industry to implement a universal design standard to bring down costs.

    A light rail renaissance

  • Though we cannot say that there is any indication of the State taking over the movement, we may note that the growth of municipal trading in the 'nineties was, in principle, an application of the consumers' association to monopolies of distribution such as tramways, water, electricity, and gas.

    Recent Developments in European Thought

  • Their duties are the supervision and general management of the communal trade and industry, such as tramways, gas-works, water-supply, slaughter-houses, electrical supply, corn exchange, public parks and public gardens, hothouses and plantations, etc.

    Dutch Life in Town and Country

  • The argument as presented herein is still stronger when applied to Companies of public utilities such as tramways, express companies, etc., for their nature and profits depend absolutely on the public.

    Catholic Problems in Western Canada

  • One of the two horse-railways, which the people in Europe generally persist in calling "tramways," extends through the city, passing the gates of this garden.

    Up The Baltic Young America in Norway, Sweden, and Denmark

  • "We'll be announcing light rail, which is in old-fashioned terms tramways, coming back into our big cities, like they are in 140 cities around the world, '' Senator Brown told the | Top Stories

  • Despite the majority of UK tramways being dismantled during the 20th century as the popularity of motoring soared and prompted new road building, some new schemes have opened up in recent years.

    A light rail renaissance

  • We look forward to help meeting this challenge in the forthcoming industry debate and tram summit by citing the low cost designed tramways such as those in Besancon, France and Portland USA.

    A light rail renaissance

  • To the rescue did come an American firm who, with great ingenuity, designed “Hobble Skirt” cars for city tramways.

    The Hobble Skirt | Edwardian Promenade

  • It financed jam and fruit pools to the extent of $3 million, it found $8 million for Australian homes, while to local government bodies, for construction of roads, tramways, harbours, gasworks, electric power plants, etc., it lent $18.72 million.

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