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The Forch railway (Forchbahn, FB or Frieda) is a local railway line in the Swiss canton of Zürich. [1]

34 relations: Antananarivo, Canton of Zürich, Direct current, Double-track railway, Egg, Switzerland, Esslingen railway station, Esslingen, Switzerland, Forch, Forch railway station, Light rail, Madagascar, Metre-gauge railway, Overhead line, Single-track railway, Stadler GTW, Stadler Rail, Swiss locomotive and railcar classification, Switzerland, Tram 2000, Trams in Zürich, Uster–Oetwil tramway, Verkehrsbetriebe Zürich, Volt, Wetzikon, Wetzikon–Meilen tramway, Zürcher Verkehrsverbund, Zürich, Zürich Hauptbahnhof, Zürich Rehalp railway station, Zürich S-Bahn, Zürich Stadelhofen railway station, Zürich Tram Museum, Zollikon, Zumikon.

Antananarivo

Antananarivo (French: Tananarive), also known by its colonial shorthand form Tana, is the capital and largest city of Madagascar.

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Canton of Zürich

The canton of Zürich (Kanton) has a population (as of) of.

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Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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Direct current

Direct current (DC) is the unidirectional flow of electric charge.

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Double-track railway

A double-track railway usually involves running one track in each direction, compared to a single-track railway where trains in both directions share the same track.

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Egg, Switzerland

Egg is a municipality in the district of Uster in the canton of Zürich in Switzerland.

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Esslingen railway station

Esslingen is a railway station in the Swiss canton of Zürich and the municipality of Egg.

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Esslingen, Switzerland

Esslingen is a village in the municipality of Egg, Switzerland, in the canton of Zürich.

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Forch

Forch is a village and a mountain pass (el.) located in the municipalities of Küsnacht and Maur in the canton of Zürich, Switzerland.

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Forch railway station

Forch is a railway station in the Swiss canton of Zürich and the municipality of Küsnacht.

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Light rail

Light rail, light rail transit (LRT), or fast tram is a form of urban rail transport using rolling stock similar to a tramway, but operating at a higher capacity, and often on an exclusive right-of-way.

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Madagascar

Madagascar (Madagasikara), officially the Republic of Madagascar (Repoblikan'i Madagasikara; République de Madagascar), and previously known as the Malagasy Republic, is an island country in the Indian Ocean, off the coast of East Africa.

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Metre-gauge railway

Metre-gauge railways are narrow-gauge railways with track gauge of or 1 metre.

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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

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Overhead line

An overhead line or overhead wire is used to transmit electrical energy to trams, trolleybuses or trains.

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Single-track railway

A single-track railway is a railway where trains traveling in both directions share the same track.

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Stadler GTW

The Stadler GTW is an articulated railcar for local transport made by Stadler Rail of Switzerland.

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Stadler Rail

Stadler Rail AG, also known as Stadler Rail Group, is a Swiss manufacturer of railway rolling stock, with an emphasis on regional train multiple units and trams.

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Swiss locomotive and railcar classification

For more than a century, the Swiss locomotive, multiple unit, motor coach and railcar classification system, in either its original or updated forms, has been used to name and classify the rolling stock operated on the railways of Switzerland.

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Switzerland

Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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Tram 2000

The Tram 2000 is a type of tram vehicle that was originally designed for the Verkehrsbetriebe Zürich (VBZ), the municipal transport operator of the Swiss city of Zürich, and first introduced in 1976.

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Trams in Zürich

Trams make an important contribution to public transport in the city of Zürich in Switzerland.

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Uster–Oetwil tramway

The Uster–Oetwil tramway (Uster-Oetwil-Bahn, UOeB) was a metre gauge rural electric tramway in the Swiss canton of Zürich.

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Verkehrsbetriebe Zürich

Verkehrsbetriebe Zürich (VBZ) is a public transport operator in the Swiss city of Zürich, and is wholly owned by the city.

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Volt

The volt (symbol: V) is the derived unit for electric potential, electric potential difference (voltage), and electromotive force.

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Wetzikon

Wetzikon is a small town in the Zurich Highlands (Zürcher Oberland) area of Switzerland, in the district of Hinwil in the canton of Zürich.

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Wetzikon–Meilen tramway

The Wetzikon–Meilen tramway (Wetzikon-Meilen-Bahn, WMB) was a metre gauge rural electric tramway in the Swiss canton of Zürich.

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Zürcher Verkehrsverbund

The ZVV (German abbreviation for Zürcher Verkehrsverbund, translated into English as Zürich Transport Network or Zürich Traffic Network) is a public transportation system.

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Zürich

Zürich or Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland and the capital of the canton of Zürich.

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Zürich Hauptbahnhof

Zürich Hauptbahnhof (often shortened to Zürich HB) (Zürich Main Station or Zürich Central Station) is the largest railway station in Switzerland.

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Zürich Rehalp railway station

Zürich Rehalp is a railway station in the Swiss canton of Zürich, on the boundary between the city of Zürich and the municipality of Zollikon.

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Zürich S-Bahn

The Zürich S-Bahn (S-Bahn Zürich) system is a network of rail lines that has been incrementally expanded to cover the ZVV area, which comprises the entire canton of Zürich and portions of neighboring cantons (Aargau, Schaffhausen, Schwyz, Thurgau and St. Gallen), with a few lines extending into Germany.

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Zürich Stadelhofen railway station

Zürich Stadelhofen (Zürich Stadelhofen) is an important local railway station in the city of Zürich, on the Zürich-Rapperswil, Zürich-Winterthur, Zürich-Uster lines of the SBB CFF FFS (Swiss Federal Railways).

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Zürich Tram Museum

The Zürich Tram Museum (German: Tram-Museum Zürich; TMZ) is a transport museum in the Swiss city of Zürich, specialising in the history of the Zürich tram system.

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Zollikon

Zollikon is a municipality in the district of Meilen in the canton of Zürich, Switzerland known for being one of Switzerland's most exclusive districts.

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Zumikon

Zumikon is a municipality in the district of Meilen in the canton of Zürich in Switzerland.

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2018

2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019

2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

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Forchbahn, Forchbahn AG, S-Bahn Zürich S18, S18 (ZVV).

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forch_railway

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