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The T-68 is a model of light rail passenger vehicle that operated on the Manchester Metrolink network in England between 1992 and 2014. [1]

40 relations: Air conditioning, Alternating current, Articulated bus, Brecknell Willis high reach pantograph, British Rail Class 158, Bury Interchange, Coronation Street, Coronation Street Live (2010 episode), Direct current, East Lancashire Railway, Eccles Line, Electric motor, Excitation (magnetic), First Greater Manchester, Heaton Park Tramway, High-floor, Hitachi Rail Italy, Imperial War Museum North, Induction motor, Light rail, Low-floor tram, M5000, Manchester city centre, Manchester Metrolink, Manchester Victoria station, Museum of Transport, Greater Manchester, Naples, Northern Rail (Serco-Abellio), Overhead line, Pantograph (transport), Pete Waterman, Rail (magazine), Scania OmniCity, Steel, The Royal British Legion, Tram, Transport for Greater Manchester, Turquoise (color), Vans, Volt.

Air conditioning

Air conditioning (often referred to as AC, A/C, or air con) is the process of removing heat and moisture from the interior of an occupied space, to improve the comfort of occupants.

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Alternating current

Alternating current (AC) is an electric current which periodically reverses direction, in contrast to direct current (DC) which flows only in one direction.

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Articulated bus

An articulated bus (either a motor bus or trolleybus) is an articulated vehicle used in public transportation.

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Brecknell Willis high reach pantograph

The Brecknell Willis High Reach pantograph is one of the four standard pantographs in use on British railway locomotives and multiple units.

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British Rail Class 158

The British Rail Class 158 Express Sprinter is a diesel multiple-unit (or DMU), built specifically for British Rail between 1989 and 1992 by British Rail Engineering Limited (BREL) at its Derby Litchurch Lane Works.

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Bury Interchange

Bury Interchange is a transport hub in Bury, Greater Manchester, England.

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Coronation Street

Coronation Street (also informally referred to as Corrie) is a British soap opera created by Granada Television and shown on ITV since 9 December 1960.

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Coronation Street Live (2010 episode)

Coronation Street Live is a live episode of the British soap opera Coronation Street, which was first broadcast on Thursday 9 December 2010 on ITV1.

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Direct current

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

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East Lancashire Railway

The East Lancashire Railway is a heritage railway line in north west England which runs between Heywood in Greater Manchester and Rawtenstall (Lancashire) with intermediate stations at Bury Bolton Street,, Summerseat, Ramsbottom all in Greater Manchester, and Irwell Vale in Lancashire.

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Eccles Line

The Eccles Line is a tram line of the Manchester Metrolink in Greater Manchester running from Manchester to Eccles via Salford Quays, with a short spur to MediaCityUK.

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Electric motor

An electric motor is an electrical machine that converts electrical energy into mechanical energy.

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Excitation (magnetic)

An electric generator or electric motor consists of a rotor spinning in a magnetic field.

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First Greater Manchester

First Greater Manchester, First Manchester Limited formerly Greater Manchester Buses North Limited or simply First Manchester, is a bus operator in Greater Manchester.

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Heaton Park Tramway

The Heaton Park Tramway is a heritage tramway running old trams as a visitor attraction in Heaton Park, Manchester.

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High-floor

High-floor is an expression used to distinguish tram, light rail and other rail vehicles, along with buses and trolleybuses, built to formerly conventional design, from their counterparts of low-floor design.

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Hitachi Rail Italy

Hitachi Rail Italy S.p.A. (HRI) is a rail transport engineering company based in Italy whose main products are designing and manufacturing of railway and mass transit vehicles.

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Imperial War Museum North

Imperial War Museum North (sometimes referred to as IWM North) is a museum in the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford in Greater Manchester, England.

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Induction motor

An induction motor or asynchronous motor is an AC electric motor in which the electric current in the rotor needed to produce torque is obtained by electromagnetic induction from the magnetic field of the stator winding.

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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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Low-floor tram

A low-floor tram is a tram that has no stairsteps between one or more entrances and part or all of the passenger cabin.

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M5000

The M5000 is a model of light rail passenger vehicle.

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Manchester city centre

Manchester city centre is the central business district of Manchester, England, within the boundaries of Trinity Way, Great Ancoats Street and Whitworth Street.

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Manchester Metrolink

Metrolink (also known as Manchester Metrolink) is a tram/light rail system in Greater Manchester, England.

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Manchester Victoria station

Manchester Victoria station in Manchester, England is a combined mainline railway station and Metrolink tram stop.

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Museum of Transport, Greater Manchester

The Museum of Transport, Greater Manchester aims to preserve and promote the public transport heritage of Greater Manchester in North West England.

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Naples

Naples (Napoli, Napule or; Neapolis; lit) is the regional capital of Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan.

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Northern Rail (Serco-Abellio)

Northern Rail was an English train operating company owned by Serco-Abellio that operated the Northern franchise from 2004 until 2016.

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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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Pantograph (transport)

A pantograph (or "pan") is an apparatus mounted on the roof of an electric train, tram or electric bus to collect power through contact with an overhead line.

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Pete Waterman

Peter Alan Waterman, OBE (born 15 January 1947) is an English record producer, songwriter, radio and club DJ, television presenter, president of Coventry Bears rugby league club and a keen railway enthusiast.

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Rail (magazine)

Rail is a British magazine on the subject of current rail transport in Great Britain.

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Scania OmniCity

The Scania OmniCity is an integrally constructed transverse-engined low floor city bus that was available from Scania on the European market between 1997 and 2012.

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Steel

Steel is an alloy of iron and carbon and other elements.

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The Royal British Legion

The Royal British Legion (RBL), sometimes called The British Legion or The Legion, is a British charity providing financial, social and emotional support to members and veterans of the British Armed Forces, their families and dependants.

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Tram

A tram (also tramcar; and in North America streetcar, trolley or trolley car) is a rail vehicle which runs on tramway tracks along public urban streets, and also sometimes on a segregated right of way.

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Transport for Greater Manchester

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is the public body responsible for co-ordinating transport services throughout Greater Manchester, in North West England.

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Turquoise (color)

Turquoise is the name of a blue color, based on the gem of the same name.

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Vans

Vans is an American manufacturer of skateboarding shoes and related apparel, based in Costa Mesa, California, owned by VF Corporation.

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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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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T-68

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