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  Christchurch Tramway : Christchurch Attractions, Christchurch Dining, Christchurch Functions, Christchurch Tram
Christchurch Tramway : Christchurch Attractions, Christchurch Dining, Christchurch Functions, Christchurch Tram
Christchurch Tramway is a quality inner city tour experience that combines the heritage of the trams, attractions and historic buildings with the culture of the Garden City.
The beautifully restored heritage trams are also available for cocktail functions or a unique dining experience on the Christchurch Tramway Restaurant.
www.tram.co.nz   (59 words)

  Tram - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The first tram in France was inaugurated in 1853 for the upcoming World's Fair, where a test line was presented along the Cours de la Reine, in the 8th arrondissement.
In 1994 Strasbourg opened a system with novel British-built trams, specified by the city, with the goal of breaking with the archaic conceptual image that was held by the public.
In Australasia, trams are used extensively only in Melbourne, all other major cities having largely dismantled their networks by the mid 20th century.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tram   (6863 words)

 tram - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about tram
Trams originated in collieries in the 18th century, and the earliest passenger system was in use in New York in 1832.
Trams and trolleybuses have the advantage of being nonpolluting to the local environment, though they require electricity generation, which is polluting at source.
Trams returned to the UK in 1992 after an absence of 40 years, when the Metrolink scheme in Manchester, connecting two commuter railways by 3 km/2 mi of track through the centre of the city, was completed.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /tram   (293 words)

 Tram stop - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A tram stop is a place designated for a tram to stop in order to have passengers board or leave it.
Tram stops share most characteristics of bus stops, but because trams operate on rails, they often include railway platforms, especially if stepless entries are provided for accessibility.
Trams are perfectly capable, however, of stopping at mere bus stop-type flags and using pavements as platforms, as seen, for example, in Budapest.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tram_stop   (169 words)

 TRAM - Transportation for Rural Areas of Madison County
TRAM was established in September 1985 as a demand response transit system for rural residents of Madison County.
TRAM can be used for almost any purpose, as long as it is both safe and legal.
TRAM trips are restricted to Madison County, and either the origin or destination of the trip must be outside the urbanized area of Anderson.
www.mccog.net /tram.htm   (340 words)

 Tram at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
Trams are distinguished from other forms of light rail in that they travel along tracks laid down in the right-of-way of city streets.
In Australia trams are only extensively used in Melbourne, all other major cities having dismantled their networks in the mid 20th century (Sydney does have a new light rail line, Adelaide has a tram line originating from the city centre, terminating at Glenelg).
The trams were first used in the first half of the 19th century, early trams being pulled along by horses.
www.wiki.tatet.com /Tram.html   (862 words)

 Tram Mai
Tram’s family background had a definite influence on her desire to gather news.
Tram is a graduate of UCLA with a degree in communication studies and a minor in Asian-American studies.
Tram was presented with an Emmy in Ohio for her story on “The Fall of Saigon”, which she dedicated to her parents.
www.azcentral.com /12news/bios/articles/bio_tram_mai-CR.html   (309 words)

 Exhibits At Milton Keynes Museum: The Tram
By 1889 the tram was in financial difficulties.
The tram reopened on 20 November 1891 as the Wolverton and Stony Stratford and District Tramways Company, under the direction of Herbert Leon (later Sir Herbert) and a group of businessmen from the Bedford area.
The tram faced renewed financial difficulties in 1915, caused mainly by the increases in buses in the area, and by 1918 faced closure.
www.mkmuseum.org.uk /exhibit/tram.htm   (744 words)

 Reconstructive Breast Surgery Website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
In general, there are two main types of TRAM flap procedures: the pedicled flap procedure and the free flap procedure.
The tissue taken from the abdomen during a TRAM flap procedure is very similar to the tissue removed during a "tummy tuck".
In general, the patients that are best suited for this procedure are in good health and prefer to either use their own tissue for the reconstruction or are wishing to avoid the use of breast implants.
www.breastreconstruction.ca /living_tram.htm   (1176 words)

 TRAM Flap
TRAM stands for the transverse rectus abdominis muscle, which is located in the lower abdomen, between the waist and the pubic bone.
TRAM is the most popular of all reconstruction options, especially for a woman with excess belly fat or an abdomen that has been stretched out by pregnancy.
Most women are pleased to have a flat belly from the tummy tuck that goes along with the TRAM procedure.
www.breastcancer.org /tram_flap.html   (852 words)

 National MS Society - MS Bike Tours: Home
You betcha, the Star Tribune MS TRAM Bike Tour will take you even closer to the culture and people that make up the Land of 10,000 Lakes.
Star Tribune MS TRAM e-mail updates are sent daily throughout the event.
Enter your e-mail address at the left and choose Star Tribune MS TRAM Bike Tour Daily Updates and any other subjects that pique your interest.
www.mstram.com   (215 words)

 W6 class Melbourne tram   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
The W6 class is a class of electric tram that operates in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, introduced between 1951 and 1955.
W6 class trams were known as the most popular type of W class tram with passengers & crew alike for being fast, smooth and comfortable.
Two of the trams are in the hands of preservation groups, one of which is used as a café tram in Bendigo.
encycl.opentopia.com /term/W6_class_Melbourne_tram   (169 words)

 Tram Accident in Squaw Valley
Although tram tickets note that riders using the conveyance do so at their own risk, such warnings are meaningless in terms of absolving the operators of legal liability, according to San Francisco attorney Vasilios Choulos, a personal injury specialist.
The tram cars were hanging on the cable in full view of skiers yesterday and they provided grim reminders of Saturday’s catastrophe, which seemed to dominate conversation on the slopes and in the lodges.
A spokesman for Garaventa, the Swiss manufacturer of the tram involved in the April 15 Squaw Valley accident that killed four skiers, said yesterday company engineers were ending the initial phase of their investigation without identifying the cause of the deadly incident.
www.notram.org /squaw1.htm   (4908 words)

 Portland Architecture: Countering the Loud Anti-Tram Minority
I still think that the tram should be completed since the development in the south waterfront and expansion of the hospital are hinging on its construction.
To my eyes, the tram could have been part of a real positive transformation of both the south waterfront and the lair hill neighborhood- and would have been truly connected to the city- if the right route had been chosen.
The tram should go at a slight angle off the grid and pass over the Ross Is. bridge entry ramps, to a terminus adjacent to the bridge.
chatterbox.typepad.com /portlandarchitecture/2006/03/countering_the_.html   (2316 words)

 PATI - The Presentations
On March 24, 2003, Portland's first international design competition came to its exciting day-long conclusion as the four firms competing to design the Portland Aerial Tram presented their final submissions to the six-member jury.
Below is a sampling of the competitors' extraordinary visions for the Portland Aerial Tram.
Aerial tram cars begin their descent to North Macadam through a central tower, which is proposed to be illuminated with soft blue light at night.
www.portlandtram.com /presentations.htm   (391 words)

 Melbourne  Tram and light rail
Tram routes 96 and 109 run on separate ROW at higher speeds and are considered light rail.
It also has a huge tram network (about 240 kilometers), and is considering a partially underground maglev link between the airport and the city center.
Yarra Trams run 11 tram lines in the eastern and northeastern sections of the city.
www.subways.net /australia/melbourne.htm   (165 words)

 Dual Tram   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
The antenna was orientated 180 perpendicular to the tram lines and the coax is attached allowing for antenna testing.
The antenna is assembled on the trampoline and the dual trams are connected along with the hoisting rope.
In 2005, the dual tram was used to raise a MonstIR antenna at W5SL's QTH.
www.ab5k.net /DualTram.aspx   (1284 words)

 Ryan Down Under: The Tram
To ride the tram in 1 zone costs I think $2.40 and that is valid for 2 hours unless you purchase it after 6pm which case it's valid until 2am.
There are machines on the trams to buy these tickets and slots to validate them everytime you get on.
When other people are on the tram I become very suspicious about them because I heard that sometimes the officers go undercover and will sit opposite you for awhile and then flash a badge and ask to see your ticket.
ryandownunder.blogspot.com /2006/03/tram.html   (471 words)

 Ron's Liverpool Tram Site - Introduction
Liverpool also had a large fleet of "streamliner" trams which had been quite ahead of their time when built in the 1930's and which still looked fairly modern in the 1950's.
Liverpool's official last tram was car 293 which was painted in a special light cream livery.
This tram was sold to the Seashore Trolly Museum in Kennebunkport, Maine in the USA.
members.ispwest.com /ronsmith/tram/tramintro.htm   (364 words)

 Portland City Commissioner Sam Adams: Tram staff changes complete; tram audit results expected in February
The tram project, is of course, in need of financial controls to prevent the City from taking it on the budget chin as the costs continue to climb.
Trams are very unique structures, which place huge stresses on the cables and support structures employed.
The tram is a clear case where the greater good trumps the neighborhood.
www.commissionersam.com /sam_adams/2006/01/tram_staff_chan.html   (5473 words)

 West London Tram
The West London Tram would be the biggest boost for public transport in West London for decades (with the possible exception of Crossrail).
The tram will reduce the volume of traffic (from what it otherwise be, although not in absolute terms).
The real reason for their opposition is, we believe, that the tram might restrict their ability to drive and park their '4 by 4s' and 'people movers' wherever and whenever they want.
www.wlfoet5.demon.co.uk /transport/trams/wltram.htm   (622 words)

 Rainforest Aerial Tram tour Costa Rica.
The park is situates in a 450 hectare (1000 acres) private reserve of virgin tropical forest that borders Braulio Carrillo National Park.
The visitors have the opportunity to access the canopy with a pulley system that not harm any of the surrounding trees and let them pass into the canopy with a minimum of physical effort, and enjoy the view for themselves.
The tram cars hang from reinforced steel cables and move along a 1.6 kilometer circuit through the canopy.
www.ahcostarica.com /tourscostarica/aerialtram.html   (465 words)

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There are twenty-two passengers on the tram, seven from the city proper, twelve from the wider city area and three who had arrived in Belgrade that morning.
Dragan Velikic was born in 1953 in Belgrade.
of the tram is submerged in the greenery of
serbia.00page.com /t.html   (414 words)

 Jackson Hole | Jackson Hole Aerial Tram
You load the tram, finding comfort in one thing that remains the same no matter what season you visit or in which sport you partake: this mountain is like nothing you have experienced before!
The tram is not only a fun ride with spectacular views of the area, but it's also an ideal starting point for a variety of activities: guided hiking tours, backpacking trips, paragliding, and rock climbing.
The aerial tram operates at least every half-hour or more frequently during the summer depending upon weather conditions and the number of guests.
www.jacksonhole.com /tram   (240 words)

 Roosevelt Island Tram, New York City
There are 20 other trams operating in the U.S. and Canada but the Roosevelt Island tram is the only aerial commuter tram in the country.
Originally built as a temporary means of transportation for island residents by New York State's Urban Development Corporation, it has become a permanent part of the life of the island and a treasure for New Yorkers and visitors throughout the world.
Who runs it The tram is managed by Interfac, a division of JWP on behalf of the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation of the State of New York ("RIOC").
www.ny.com /transportation/ri_tramway.html   (428 words)

 Istanbul Trams
The tram you'll use the most is the Zeytinburnu-Findikli (-Besiktas) tram (map).
From Sultanahmet the tram continues north past Sirkeci station and Eminönü (ferry docks), across the Galata Bridge over the Golden Horn to Karaköy (Galata, starting-point for the Tünel up to Beyoglu's Istiklal Caddesi) to Findikli, the temporary terminus.
The tram fare is less than US$1 and must be paid by token or Akbil.
www.turkeytravelplanner.com /WhereToGo/Istanbul/Transport/IstanbulTram.html   (270 words)

 Tram Information
The tram is a professionally driven, taped tour, which highlights the 446 acres of the U.S. National Arboretum’s gardens, collections and natural areas.
Our 48-passenger open air tram is equipped to accommodate two wheelchair users.
Free (must share a seat with adult if tram is full).
www.usna.usda.gov /Information/tram.html   (345 words)

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