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History of trams


Tram, streetcar or trolley systems were common throughout the industrialized world in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, but they disappeared from many ...

BBC News - In Pictures: A history of trams


Dec 5, 2011 ... As trams continue to make a comeback in our towns and cities, many are surprised to learn they are more than 200 years old.

Yarra Trams - Trams in Melbourne


How Melbourne's tram network became an icon. ... You are here: Home > About us > Our history > Trams in Melbourne. RSS Feed button. Rss. Print button. Print.

Melbourne's Tram History - Railpage Australia


Melbourne's tram system began operations in 1885, when the first cable line operated by the Melbourne Tramway and Omnibus Company opened for business.

Tramway - A History


The very distinctive architecture, character and history of the venue itself have ensured that Tramway is a unique place to produce and experience the best in ...

Tramways history | Société de transport de Montréal


Horse-drawn winter tramway on St. Catherine Street (around 1877)

Hong Kong Tramways - Our Story


Tram history, Millstone, tram story, Anniversary, 100th Anniversar, HKT, Tramways, memory.

A brief history of Hong Kong trams | 有味


Dec 4, 2011 ... Hong Kong trams, the only double-level trams still existing in today's world, continues to tell and write history with everyday's dulcet sound of ...

Trams in Wellington : a history - Wellington City Libraries


Discover the history of trams in Wellington in this article by our Local History Librarian Gabor Toth. Includes a useful list of library resources.

History of Brisbane Trams Society - Brisbane Tramway Museum


It seems appropriate now that the last electric tram has run in Brisbane, to write the history from an engineering point of view, of electric street tramways in this ...

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The History of Tramways and Evolution of Light Rail - The Light Rail ...


The evolution of electric trams around the world: The origin of the tramway can be traced back to the plateways used in mines and quarries to ease the passage ...

Yarra Trams - Our history


You are here: Home > About us > Our history. RSS Feed button ... How Melbourne's tram network became an icon. Tramway ... Important dates in our history.

Tram history - Department of Transport, Planning and Local ...


Melbourne Metropolitan Tramway Heritage Study, Gary Vines .... 46 Horse Trams from Cheltenham to Sandringham, Kingston Historical Web Site,.