Definition of tramway
1a : a railway for tramsb British : a streetcar line
2 : an overhead cable for trams
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Bombardier’s rail unit, which makes subways, tramways and high-speed trains, plans to slash 5,000 positions globally, with about half in Germany, German daily Handelsblatt reported Tuesday, citing company sources.
Historic videos atop the Mount Usu tramway detailed the risk of volcanic apocalypse (and Mount Usu's most recent eruption, in March 2000).
But from the expansive rooftop garden, the only sounds are birds chirping, boats plying the waters below, and the tramway gliding by on the banks of the Seine.
The annual licensing inspection report by the tramway safety board did not require the area to close, but deficiencies needed to be fixed in less than four weeks.
The gun battles halted the iconic tramway in Alemão yet again this week, stranding people on their way to work.
TK 2 and TK 5 could carry up to 20 propellant tanks at a time, and the tramway buckets could move 20 tanks across the rift in one hour.
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