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History of trams - Wikipedia


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.

Australia's Tramway History - Railpage Australia


A Brief History of Australia's Trams. The Pre-electric era. Horse trams. In 1861, it was decided that pulling a vehicle along iron rails was a lot easier than pulling it  ...

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.

Sydney's tram history - Railpage Australia


(See also: a more detailed history.) Sydney's (and Australia's) first tram was a horse-drawn affair in Pitt St, running from the Railway station to Circular Quay in ...

Tram history - Chapter 3 - Part 1 - Department of Transport, Planning ...


Horse drawn, cable operated and electric trams were all tried and .... 46 Horse Trams from Cheltenham to Sandringham, Kingston Historical Web Site,.

Hong Kong Tramways - Our Story


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

History of Trams in Seoul – Kojects


Feb 6, 2013 ... The Seoul Tram operated from the 19th century until the middle of the 20th. Read here about the history and some happenings during the ...

TVL - Tramways de la Ville de Luxembourg (1875-1908-1964) - Rail.lu


L'inauguration du tramway à cheval, construit par Charles de Féral, eut lieu le 22.2.1875. De 1875 à 1908, la ville de Luxembourg disposait d'un réseau de ...

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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.

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 ...