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A Streetcar Named Desire is a 1947 play written by American playwright Tennessee Williams that received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1948.
A Streetcar Named Desire is a 1951 American drama film, adapted from Tennessee Williams's Pulitzer Prize-winning 1947 play of the same name.
A Streetcar Named Desire is a 1984 American made-for-television drama film directed by John Erman and based on the 1947 play of the same name by Tennessee Williams.
A Streetcar Named Desire is a 1995 television drama film directed by Glenn Jordan and starring Alec Baldwin, Jessica Lange, John Goodman and Diane Lane that first aired on CBS Television.
A Streetcar Named Desire is an opera composed by André Previn with a libretto by Philip Littell in 1995.
The A-class Melbourne tram is a class of bogie trams that operate on the Melbourne tram network.
AB Stockholms Spårvägar (SS) (literally Stockholm Tramways) is a name used by two different Swedish limited companies operating public transport in Stockholm, the capital city of Sweden.
Accessibility refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people who experience disabilities.
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An adhesion railway relies on adhesion traction to move the train.
The ADtranz low floor tram was introduced in the 1990s as the world's first tram with a completely low floor.
An aerial tramway, sky tram, cable car, ropeway or aerial tram is a type of aerial lift which uses one or two stationary ropes for support while a third moving rope provides propulsion.
was a Japanese film director and screenwriter, who directed 30 films in a career spanning 57 years.
Albert Lee Tucker (29 December 1914 – 23 October 1999), was an Australian artist, and member of the Heide Circle, a group of modernist artists and writers that centred on the art patrons John and Sunday Reed, whose home, "Heide", located in Bulleen, near Heidelberg (outside Melbourne), was a haven for the group.
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Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock (13 August 1899 – 29 April 1980) was an English film director and producer, widely regarded as one of the most influential filmmakers in the history of cinema.
Almaty (Алматы, Almaty; Алматы), formerly known as Alma-Ata (Алма-Ата) and Verny (Верный Vernyy), is the largest city in Kazakhstan, with a population of 1,797,431 people, about 8% of the country's total population.
Alphington is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 7 km north-east of Melbourne's Central Business District.
Alphonse Loubat (15 June 1799 – 10 September 1866) was a French inventor who developed improvements in tram and rail equipment, and helped develop tram lines in New York City and Paris.
The Citadis is a family of low-floor trams (streetcars) and light rail vehicles built by Alstom.
In atmospheric sounding and noise pollution, ambient noise level (sometimes called background noise level, reference sound level, or room noise level) is the background sound pressure level at a given location, normally specified as a reference level to study a new intrusive sound source.
Amsterdam is the capital and most populous municipality of the Netherlands.
An Expensive Place to Die is a 1967 novel by Len Deighton.
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Antoni Gaudí i Cornet (25 June 1852 – 10 June 1926) was a Spanish architect from Catalonia.
Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic (República Argentina), is a federal republic located mostly in the southern half of South America.
In electrical engineering, an armature is the power-producing component of an electric machine.
An articulated bus (either a motor bus or trolleybus) is an articulated vehicle used in public transportation.
An articulated vehicle is a vehicle which has a permanent or semi-permanent pivot joint in its construction, allowing the vehicle to turn more sharply.
Allmänna Svenska Elektriska Aktiebolaget (English translation: General Swedish Electric Company; Swedish abbreviation: ASEA) was a Swedish industrial company.
Aspen is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Pitkin County, Colorado, United States.
Atlanta is the capital city and most populous municipality of the state of Georgia in the United States.
The ATM Class 1500, also known as type 1928, is a series of tram vehicles used by the ATM on the Milan urban tramway network.
The ATM Class 4600 and 4700 are a series of articulated trams used by the ATM on the Milan urban tramway network.
Auckland is a city in New Zealand's North Island.
Auckland Airport is the largest and busiest airport in New Zealand, with 19,387,627 (10,594,128 international and 8,793,499 domestic) passengers in the year ended October 2017.
A general election for the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly was held on Saturday, 15 October 2016.
The Australian pound (symbol £) was the currency of Australia from 1910 until 14 February 1966, when it was replaced by the Australian dollar.
An axle is a central shaft for a rotating wheel or gear.
The Ayacucho Tram (or Medellín Tram) is a Translohr tram system that serves the Metropolitan Area of the Aburrá Valley in Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia.
is a railway station in Toshima, Tokyo, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).
Škoda 15T (also known as Škoda ForCity Alfa) is a 100% low-floor multiple-unit tram developed by VUKV a.s. and built by Škoda Transportation in Pilsen for the Prague tram network. It was a successor to the Škoda 14 T, featuring articulated bogies and more power to correct for problems found during the operation of the 14 T. The 15 T has articulated bogies at either end of the train, and Jacobs bogies between the segments. The tram has two double-doors in each segment (or four in bi-directional version) to allow fast boarding of passengers, and one extra side door leading to the driver's cabin.
The B-class Melbourne tram is a class of two-section, three-bogie articulated class trams that operate on the Melbourne tram network.
Various methods of transporting children have been used in different cultures and times.
Bachmann Industries (Bachmann Brothers, Inc.) is a Bermuda registered Chinese owned company, globally headquartered in Hong Kong; specialising in model railroading.
Ballast is material that is used to provide stability to a vehicle or structure.
A balloon loop, turning loop or reversing loop (North American) allows a rail vehicle or train to reverse direction without having to shunt or even stop.
Baltimore is the largest city in the U.S. state of Maryland, and the 30th-most populous city in the United States.
Barcelona is a city in Spain.
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Beirut is an American band which was originally the solo musical project of Santa Fe native Zach Condon.
Belgrade (Beograd / Београд, meaning "White city",; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of Serbia.
Belkommunmash, or Belkamunmash (УП «Белкамунмаш»), is a Belarusian manufacturer of electric public transport vehicles.
Bendigo is a city in Victoria, Australia, located very close to the geographical centre of the state and approximately north west of the state capital, Melbourne.
Bergamo (Italian:; Bèrghem; from Latin Bergomum) is a city in Lombardy, northern Italy, approximately northeast of Milan, and about from the Alpine lakes Como and Iseo.
Bergen Light Rail (Bybanen) is a light rail system in Bergen, Norway.
The Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (German for Berlin Transport Company) is the main public transport company of Berlin, the capital city of Germany.
Birkenhead Corporation Tramways operated a tramway service in Birkenhead between 1901 and 1937.
Birmingham Corporation Tramways operated a network of tramways in Birmingham from 1904 until 1953.
A Birney or Birney Safety Car is a type of streetcar that was manufactured in the United States in the 1910s and 1920s.
BKV Inc. is an independently owned marketing agency located in Atlanta, Georgia.
Black Orpheus (Orfeu Negro) is a 1959 romantic tragedy film made in Brazil by French director Marcel Camus and starring Marpessa Dawn and Breno Mello.
Blackpool is a seaside resort on the Lancashire coast in North West England.
The Blackpool Tramway runs from Blackpool to Fleetwood on the Fylde Coast in Lancashire, England.
The Bleecker Street Line was a public transit line in Manhattan, New York City, United States, running mostly along Bleecker Street, Crosby Street, and Lafayette Street from the West 14th Street Ferry in Chelsea to the Fulton Ferry in the Financial District.
The Bochum-Gelsenkirchener Straßenbahnen AG (Bochum-Gelsenkirchen Streetcars Corporation), abbreviated BOGESTRA, is a public transport operator in the Ruhr area, most notably in the cities of Bochum, Gelsenkirchen and Herne.
A bogie (in some senses called a truck in North American English) is a chassis or framework carrying wheelsets, attached to a vehicle, thus serving as a modular subassembly of wheels and axles.
Guided Light Transit (GLT, Transport sur Voie Réservée or TVR) is the name of guided bus technology and associated infrastructure designed and manufactured by Bombardier Transportation.
Bombardier Inc. is a multinational aerospace and transportation company based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Bombardier started as a maker of snowmobiles, and is now a large manufacturer of regional airliners, business jets, mass transportation equipment, and a provider of financial services.
The Bonn Stadtbahn (city rail) is a part of the local public transit system in Bonn and the surrounding Rhein-Sieg area, that also includes the Bonn Straßenbahn.
Bordeaux (Gascon Occitan: Bordèu) is a port city on the Garonne in the Gironde department in Southwestern France.
The Bordeaux tramway network (Tramway de Bordeaux) consists of three lines serving the city of Bordeaux in Aquitaine in southwestern France.
The Boston Elevated Railway (BERy) was a streetcar and rapid transit railroad operated on, above, and below, the streets of Boston, Massachusetts and surrounding communities.
A bow collector is one of the three main devices used on tramcars to transfer electric current from the wires above to the tram below.
The Bowery is a street and neighborhood in the southern portion of the New York City borough of Manhattan.
Bowser Manufacturing is a United States manufacturer of model railroad equipment, located in Montoursville, Pennsylvania.
Box Hill is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, east of Melbourne's Central Business District.
Bratislava (Preßburg or Pressburg, Pozsony) is the capital of Slovakia.
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British Transport Films was an organisation set up in 1949 to make documentary films on the general subject of British transport.
Brixton is a district of south London, England, within the London Borough of Lambeth.
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Budapest is the capital and the most populous city of Hungary, and one of the largest cities in the European Union.
Buenos Aires is the capital and most populous city of Argentina.
The Buenos Aires Underground (Subterráneo de Buenos Aires), locally known as Subte (from subterráneo – 'underground' or 'subterranean'), is a mass transit metro system that serves the area of the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Bursa is a large city in Turkey, located in northwestern Anatolia, within the Marmara Region.
A bus (archaically also omnibus, multibus, motorbus, autobus) is a road vehicle designed to carry many passengers.
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Bushrangers were originally escaped convicts in the early years of the British settlement of Australia who had the survival skills necessary to use the Australian bush as a refuge to hide from the authorities.
The C-class Melbourne tram is a fleet of three-section Alstom Citadis 202 trams built in La Rochelle, France that operate on the Melbourne tram network.
A cable grip is a device for propelling a vehicle by attaching to a wire cable (also called wire rope) running at a (relatively) constant speed.
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Société Radio-Canada), branded as CBC/Radio-Canada, is a Canadian federal Crown corporation that serves as the national public broadcaster for both radio and television.
The Canadian Light Rail Vehicle (CLRV) is a streetcar used by the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC).
The Canberra light rail network is a light rail system under construction in Canberra – the main city of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).
A capacitor vehicle or capa vehicle is a traction vehicle that uses supercapacitors (also called ultracapacitors) to store electricity.
A capacitor is a passive two-terminal electrical component that stores potential energy in an electric field.
Car controls are the components in automobiles and other powered road vehicles, such as trucks and buses, used for driving and parking.
In economics, cargo or freight are goods or produce being conveyed – generally for commercial gain – by water, air or land.
The CarGoTram is a freight tram in Dresden, Germany.
MetroTrolley is a battery electric vehicle developed in response to zero emission rail car requirements in certain environments.
Cavalry (from the French cavalerie, cf. cheval 'horse') or horsemen were soldiers or warriors who fought mounted on horseback.
Celaya is a city and its surrounding municipality in the state of Guanajuato, Mexico, located in the southeast quadrant of the state.
Charles Scribner's Sons, or simply Scribner's or Scribner, is an American publisher based in New York City, known for publishing American authors including Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Kurt Vonnegut, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Stephen King, Robert A. Heinlein, Thomas Wolfe, George Santayana, John Clellon Holmes, Don DeLillo, and Edith Wharton.
Charleston is a village in the South Island of New Zealand located 30 km south of Westport.
Charlotte is the most populous city in the U.S. state of North Carolina.
Chengdu, formerly romanized as Chengtu, is a sub-provincial city which serves as the capital of China's Sichuan province.
Chennai (formerly known as Madras or) is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
The Chicago City Railway Company (CCRy) was an urban transit company that operated horse, cable, and electric streetcars on Chicago’s South Side between 1859 and 1914, when it became merged into and part of the Chicago Surface Lines (CSL) metropolitan-wide system.
Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, is a South American country occupying a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west.
Christchurch (Ōtautahi) is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand and the seat of the Canterbury Region.
The Christchurch tramway system is an extensive network in Christchurch, New Zealand, with steam and horse trams from 1882.
is a Japanese light novel series by Shūsuke Amagi, with illustrations by Miyū.
Cider is an alcoholic beverage made from the fermented juice of apples.
A circle route or circumferential route, in a public transport network or system, is a route following a path approximating a circle, or at least a closed curve.
A clapperboard is a device used in filmmaking and video production to assist in synchronizing of picture and sound, and to designate and mark the various scenes and takes as they are filmed and audio-recorded.
Cleveland is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio, and the county seat of Cuyahoga County.
Clifton Hill is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 4 km north-east of Melbourne's Central Business District.
Coal gas is a flammable gaseous fuel made from coal and supplied to the user via a piped distribution system.
Coal mining is the process of extracting coal from the ground.
| The Coast Tram (Kusttram) is a public transport service connecting the cities and towns along the entire Belgian (West Flanders) coast, between De Panne near the French border and Knokke-Heist.
Coke is a fuel with a high carbon content and few impurities, usually made from coal.
The Cologne Stadtbahn is a light rail system in the German city of Cologne, including several surrounding cities of the Cologne Bonn Region (Bergisch Gladbach, Bonn, Bornheim, Brühl, Frechen, Hürth, Leverkusen-Schlebusch, Wesseling).
Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia, is a sovereign state largely situated in the northwest of South America, with territories in Central America.
Colombo (translit,; translit) is the commercial capital and largest city of Sri Lanka.
The Colonial Tramcar Restaurant is a restaurant operating from a converted fleet of three vintage W class trams in Melbourne, Australia.
The Combino is a low-floor tram produced by Siemens Mobility (formerly DUEWAG).
Commonwealth Engineering was an Australian engineering company that designed and built railway locomotives, rolling stock and trams.
The Commonwealth of Nations, often known as simply the Commonwealth, is an intergovernmental organisation of 53 member states that are mostly former territories of the British Empire.
Compressed natural gas (CNG) (methane stored at high pressure) is a fuel which can be used in place of gasoline (petrol), Diesel fuel and propane/LPG.
Concrete, usually Portland cement concrete, is a composite material composed of fine and coarse aggregate bonded together with a fluid cement (cement paste) that hardens over time—most frequently a lime-based cement binder, such as Portland cement, but sometimes with other hydraulic cements, such as a calcium aluminate cement.
A condensing steam locomotive is a type of locomotive designed to recover exhaust steam, either in order to improve range between taking on boiler water, or to reduce emission of steam inside enclosed spaces.
Conduit current collection is a system of electric current collection used by electric tramways, where the power supply was carried in a 'conduit' under the roadway.
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.
A cross-city route is a public transport route linking one suburb (or satellite) of a city or town with another, usually relatively distant, suburb (or satellite).
Crotram is a Croatian consortium of two companies, which produces the first Croatian low-floor tram (the TMK 2100 and the TMK 2200).
CRRC Qingdao Sifang Co., Ltd. formerly known as CSR Qingdao Sifang Locomotive & Rolling Stock Co., Ltd.
A crush load is a level of passenger loading in a transport vehicle which is so high that passengers are "crushed" against one another.
CSR Corp., Ltd., formerly known as China South Locomotive & Rolling Stock Corp., Ltd. was a Chinese manufacturer of locomotive and rolling stock.
The Compania de Transport Public (CTP) Iași (English: Iași Public Transport Company) is the major transit operator responsible for public transportation in Iași, Romania.
CTrain is a light rail transit system in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
A curb (American English), or kerb (Australian English, British English; see spelling differences), is the edge where a raised sidewalk (pavement in British English; pavement or footpath in Australian English) or road median/central reservation meets a street or other roadway.
Electric current collectors are used by trolleybuses, trams, electric locomotives or EMUs to carry electrical power from overhead lines or electrical third rails to the electrical equipment of the vehicles.
The D-class Melbourne tram is a fleet of low-floor Combino trams that operate on the Melbourne tram network.
Dallas is a city in the U.S. state of Texas.
The Dallas Streetcar is a modern streetcar line in Dallas, Texas.
Darling Street, running along the ridge of the Balmain Peninsula in inner-west Sydney, Australia, from the East Balmain Ferry Wharf to Victoria Road, is the main thoroughfare and high street of the suburbs of Balmain and Rozelle, and a noted café and restaurant strip.
DART Light Rail is a light rail system in Dallas, Texas and its suburbs owned and operated by Dallas Area Rapid Transit.
Düsseldorf (Low Franconian, Ripuarian: Düsseldörp), often Dusseldorf in English sources, is the capital city of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia and the seventh most populous city in Germany. Düsseldorf is an international business and financial centre, renowned for its fashion and trade fairs.
The Düsseldorf Stadtbahn, together with the Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn and the Düsseldorf Straßenbahn (Tram), is the backbone of the public transport system of Düsseldorf, Germany, and is integrated in the Rhine-Ruhr Stadtbahn network.
Gerresheim is one of the City of Düsseldorf, Germany's fifty boroughs.
The TW 6000 is a type of articulated light rail vehicle used on the Hanover Stadtbahn system, originally manufactured by Düwag, AEG, Kiepe and Siemens, the later batches being built by LHB (now part of Alstom).
A dead man's switch (for other names, see alternative names) is a switch that is automatically operated if the human operator becomes incapacitated, such as through death, loss of consciousness, or being bodily removed from control.
Denmark Hill is an area and road in Camberwell, in the London Borough of Southwark.
Derailleur gears are a variable-ratio transmission system commonly used on bicycles, consisting of a chain, multiple sprockets of different sizes, and a mechanism to move the chain from one sprocket to another.
DHA City Karachi is an under-construction housing estate in Gadap Town in the outskirts of Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.
The Dick, Kerr Type tram was the classic British tram design.
The Dictionary of American Biography was published in New York City by Charles Scribner's Sons under the auspices of the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS).
In the late 20th and early 21st centuries, a number of countries have passed laws aimed at reducing discrimination against people with disabilities.
Disneyland Park, originally Disneyland, is the first of two theme parks built at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, opened on July 17, 1955.
is a 1970 Japanese film directed by Akira Kurosawa, based on a book by Shūgorō Yamamoto.
Dominion Road is an arterial road in Auckland, New Zealand, running north-south across most of the central isthmus.
Doncaster is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 15 km north-east of Melbourne's Central Business District.
The Dortmund Stadtbahn is a light rail system in the German city of Dortmund and is integrated in the Rhine-Ruhr Stadtbahn network.
A double-decker tram is a tram that has two levels.
The Douglas Bay Horse Tramway on the Isle of Man runs along the seafront promenade for approximately, from the southern terminus at the Victoria Pier, adjacent to the Sea Terminal, to Derby Castle, the southern terminus of the Manx Electric Railway, where the workshops and sheds are located.
In the United States, a downtown circulator is a road, bus or tram system to distribute traffic or people through a downtown area.
Dresden (Upper and Lower Sorbian: Drježdźany, Drážďany, Drezno) is the capital city and, after Leipzig, the second-largest city of the Free State of Saxony in Germany.
Dresdner Verkehrsbetriebe AG (DVB) is the municipal transport company of the city of Dresden in Germany.
Dual mode transit describes transportation systems in which vehicles operate on both public roads and on a guideway; thus using two modes of transport.
The Dubai Trolley is a tramway in the Downtown Dubai development which uses a fleet of double-deck heritage-style open-top trams to provide transport services and as a visitor attraction.
Dublin is the capital of and largest city in Ireland.
Dunedin (Ōtepoti) is the second-largest city in the South Island of New Zealand, and the principal city of the Otago region.
The Dunedin cable tramway system was a group of cable tramway lines in the New Zealand city of Dunedin.
The E-class trams are three-section, four-bogie articulated trams that were first introduced to the Melbourne tram network in 2013.
Edmonton (Cree: Amiskwaciy Waskahikan; Blackfoot: Omahkoyis) is the capital city of the Canadian province of Alberta.
Edmonton Light Rail Transit, commonly referred to as the LRT, is a light rail system in Edmonton, Alberta.
The El Paso Streetcar is a streetcar system under construction in El Paso, Texas, projected to cost $97 million.
An electric motor is an electrical machine that converts electrical energy into mechanical energy.
Electrification is the process of powering by electricity and, in many contexts, the introduction of such power by changing over from an earlier power source.
Emile Lamm (24 November 1834 – 12 July 1873, in New Orleans) was a French-born American inventor and dentist.
The energy efficiency in transport is the useful travelled distance, of passengers, goods or any type of load; divided by the total energy put into the transport propulsion means.
Espionage or spying, is the act of obtaining secret or confidential information without the permission of the holder of the information.
Estonia (Eesti), officially the Republic of Estonia (Eesti Vabariik), is a sovereign state in Northern Europe.
The Eurotram was an electric tramcar designed for the tram system of Compagnie de Transports Strasbourgeois (CTS).
A judicial executioner is a person who carries out a death sentence ordered by the state or other legal authority, which was known in feudal terminology as high justice.
The F Market & Wharves line is one of several light rail lines in San Francisco, California.
The F-class was a class of two trams built by Duncan & Fraser, Adelaide for the Prahran & Malvern Tramways Trust (PMTT).
Ferrymead is a suburb south-east of Christchurch, New Zealand.
The M1, M2, M3, and M4 are four local bus routes that operate the Fifth and Madison Avenues Lines – along one-way pair of Madison and Fifth Avenues in the Manhattan borough of New York City.
The financial crisis of 2007–2008, also known as the global financial crisis and the 2008 financial crisis, is considered by many economists to have been the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s.
Fintona is a village and townland in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.
Fleet vehicles are groups of motor vehicles owned or leased by a business, government agency or other organization rather than by an individual or family.
Bombardier Flexity is a family of modern trams/streetcars and light rail vehicles manufactured by Bombardier Transportation.
The Flexity Freedom is a low-floor, articulated light rail vehicle developed by Bombardier Transportation for the North American market.
The Flexity Link is a low-floor tram-train manufactured by Bombardier Transportation.
The Flexity Outlook is the latest model in the rolling stock of the Toronto streetcar system owned by the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC).
Folk etymology or reanalysis – sometimes called pseudo-etymology, popular etymology, or analogical reformation – is a change in a word or phrase resulting from the replacement of an unfamiliar form by a more familiar one.
Fontaine Talbot Fox, Jr. (June 4, 1884 – August 9, 1964) was an American cartoonist and illustrator best known for writing and illustrating his Toonerville Folks comic panel, which ran from 1913 to 1955 in 250 to 300 newspapers across North America.
A footpath (also pedestrian way, walking trail, nature trail) is a type of thoroughfare that is intended for use only by pedestrians and not other forms of traffic such as motorized vehicles, cycles, and horses.
Frank Julian Sprague (July 25, 1857 in Milford, Connecticut – October 25, 1934) was an American naval officer and inventor who contributed to the development of the electric motor, electric railways, and electric elevators.
Frankfurt, officially the City of Frankfurt am Main ("Frankfurt on the Main"), is a metropolis and the largest city in the German state of Hesse and the fifth-largest city in Germany.
French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language of the Indo-European family.
A fuel cell vehicle (FCV) or fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) is a type of electric vehicle which uses a fuel cell, instead of a battery, or in combination with a battery or supercapacitor, to power its on-board electric motor.
A funeral is a ceremony connected with the burial, cremation, or interment of a corpse, or the burial (or equivalent) with the attendant observances.
A funicular is one of the modes of transport, along with a cable railway and an inclined elevator, which uses a cable traction for movement on a steep slope.
Fyodor Apollonovich Pirotsky (Фёдор Аполлонович Пироцкий; -) was a Russian engineer of Ukrainian origin and inventor of the world's first railway electrification system and electric tram.
G:link, also known as the Gold Coast Light Rail, is a light rail system serving the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia.
The Galveston Island Trolley is a heritage streetcar in Galveston, Texas, United States.
Gauntlet track or interlaced track (also gantlet track) is an arrangement in which railway tracks run parallel on a single track bed and are interlaced (i.e., overlapped) such that only one pair of rails may be used at a time.
Gawler is the first country town on the Australian mainland in the state of South Australia, and is named after the second Governor (British Vice-Regal representative) of the colony of South Australia, George Gawler.
Günter Wilhelm Grass (16 October 1927 – 13 April 2015) was a German novelist, poet, playwright, illustrator, graphic artist, sculptor, and recipient of the 1999 Nobel Prize in Literature.
Gdańsk (Danzig) is a Polish city on the Baltic coast.
The Gemeentelijk Vervoerbedrijf (GVB; English: Municipal Transport Company) is the municipal public transport operator for Amsterdam, the capital city of the Netherlands, operating metro, tram, bus and ferry services in the Amsterdam metropolitan area since 2012.
The General Motors streetcar conspiracy refers to convictions of General Motors (GM) and other companies for monopolizing the sale of buses and supplies to National City Lines (NCL) and its subsidiaries, and to allegations that this was part of a deliberate plot to purchase and dismantle streetcar systems in many cities in the United States as an attempt to monopolize surface transportation.
Genevieve is a 1953 British comedy film produced and directed by Henry Cornelius and written by William Rose.
George Francis Train (March 24, 1829 – January 5, 1904) was an American entrepreneur who organized the clipper ship line that sailed around Cape Horn to San Francisco; he also organized the Union Pacific Railroad and the Credit Mobilier in the United States in 1864 to construct the eastern portion of the Transcontinental Railroad, and a horse tramway company in England while there during the American Civil War.
The GER Class C53 was a class of twelve 0-6-0T steam tram locomotives designed by James Holden for the Great Eastern Railway.
Gisborne (Tūranga-nui-a-Kiwa "Great standing place of Kiwa") is a city in northeastern New Zealand and the largest settlement in the Gisborne District (or Gisborne Region).
Glasgow (Glesga; Glaschu) is the largest city in Scotland, and third most populous in the United Kingdom.
Glasgow Corporation Tramways were formerly one of the largest urban tramway systems in Europe.
The Glenelg tram is a light rail line in South Australia running from Hindmarsh, through the Adelaide city centre, to the beach-side suburb of Glenelg.
Glenelg is a beach-side suburb of the South Australian capital of Adelaide.
Gmina Mrozy is an urban-rural gmina (administrative district) in Mińsk County, Masovian Voivodeship, in east-central Poland.
The Gold Coast is a coastal city in the Australian state of Queensland, approximately south-southeast of the state capital Brisbane and immediately north of the border with New South Wales.
The Goldfields region of Victoria is a region commonly used but typically defined in both historical geography and tourism geography (in particular heritage tourism).
Goods wagons or freight wagons (North America: goods cars or freight cars) are unpowered railway vehicles that are used for the transportation of cargo.
Gothaer Waggonfabrik (Gotha, GWF) was a German manufacturer of rolling stock established in the late nineteenth century at Gotha.
The Gothenburg tram network (Göteborgs spårvägar) is part of the public transport system organised by Göteborgs spårvägar, controlled by Västtrafik in the Swedish city of Gothenburg.
The Government of New South Wales, also referred to as the New South Wales Government or NSW Government, is the Australian state democratic administrative authority of New South Wales.
Grade separation is the name given to a method of aligning a junction of two or more surface transport axes at different heights (grades) so that they will not disrupt the traffic flow on other transit routes when they cross each other.
Great North Road is a major thoroughfare in Auckland, in the North Island of New Zealand.
The Great Orme or Great Orme's Head (Y Gogarth or Pen y Gogarth) is a prominent limestone headland on the north coast of Wales, next to the town of Llandudno.
Greater Manchester is a metropolitan county in North West England, with a population of 2,782,100.
Gran Mendoza (Greater Mendoza) is the name given to the large urban conurbation around the city of Mendoza in Argentina.
The Green Line is a light rail system run by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) in the Boston, Massachusetts, metropolitan area.
Greymouth (Māori: Māwhera) is the largest town in the West Coast region in the South Island of New Zealand, and the seat of the Grey District Council.
In manufacturing or mechanical engineering a groove is a long and narrow indentation built into a material, generally for the purpose of allowing another material or part to move within the groove and be guided by it.
The Gross Lichterfelde Tramway was the world's first electric tramway.
Ground-level power supply, also known as surface current collection and Alimentation par le Sol (APS, which literally means feeding via the ground), is a modern method of third-rail electrical pick-up for street trams instead of more common overhead lines, thus it is one of the methods that could allow construction of catenary-free light rail system.
Guided buses are buses capable of being steered by external means, usually on a dedicated track or roll way that excludes other traffic, permitting the maintenance of schedules even during rush hours.
Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records and in previous United States editions as The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records both of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.
Gwadar (Balochi and گوادر) is a port city on the southwestern coast of Balochistan, Pakistan.
Gwalia is a former gold-mining town located 233 kilometres north of Kalgoorlie and 828 kilometres east of Perth in Western Australia's Great Victoria Desert.
The H type Adelaide tram was a class of 30 trams built by A Pengelly & Co, Adelaide in 1929 for use on the Glenelg tram line.
Hades (ᾍδης Háidēs) was the ancient Greek chthonic god of the underworld, which eventually took his name.
Hǎikǒu, is the capital and most populous city of Hainan province, China.
Hamilton is a port city in the Canadian province of Ontario.
The Hanover Stadtbahn is a Stadtbahn (light rail) system in the city of Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany.
Harold Freedman (21 May 1915 – 16 July 1999) was an artist from Victoria, Australia renowned for his work in public murals.
is a Japanese writer.
The Hasselt – Maastricht tramway (Dutch: Sneltram Hasselt - Maastricht) is a proposed fast tram system linking Hasselt, Belgian province of Limburg and Maastricht, Dutch province of Limburg.
Hastings is a town and borough in East Sussex on the south coast of England, east of the county town of Lewes and south east of London.
A hearse is a vehicle used to carry the dead in a coffin/casket.
Helsinki (or;; Helsingfors) is the capital city and most populous municipality of Finland.
The Helsinki tram network forms part of the Helsinki public transport system organised by Helsinki Regional Transport Authority and operated by Helsinki City Transport (Finnish: Helsingin kaupungin liikenne, Swedish: Helsingfors stads trafikverk) in the Finnish capital city of Helsinki. The trams are the main means of transport in the city centre. 56.7 million trips were made in 2013.Helsingin kaupungin liikennelaitos The Helsinki system is one of the oldest electrified tram networks in the world.
Henry James, OM (–) was an American author regarded as a key transitional figure between literary realism and literary modernism, and is considered by many to be among the greatest novelists in the English language.
Established in 1840, HM Railway Inspectorate (HMRI: Her Majesty's Railway Inspectorate) is the British organisation responsible for overseeing safety on Britain's railways and tramways.
Herbie the Love Bug is a fictional sentient anthropomorphic 1963 Volkswagen Beetle, a character that is featured in several Walt Disney motion pictures starting with the 1968 feature film The Love Bug.
Herbie Rides Again is a 1974 American comedy film and a sequel to The Love Bug, released six years earlier, and the second installment of the ''Herbie'' franchise made by Walt Disney Productions starring an anthropomorphic (and quite autonomous) 1963 Volkswagen racing Beetle named Herbie.
Heritage streetcars or heritage trams are a part of the efforts to preserve rail traffic heritage.
Highgate is a suburban area of north London at the north-eastern corner of Hampstead Heath, north north-west of Charing Cross.
is the capital of Hiroshima Prefecture and the largest city in the Chūgoku region of western Honshu - the largest island of Japan.
The Brooklyn Dodgers were an American Major League baseball team, active primarily in the National League from 1884 until 1957, after which the club moved to Los Angeles, where it continues its history as the Los Angeles Dodgers.
HO or H0 is a rail transport modelling scale using a 1:87 scale (3.5 mm to 1 foot).
Hobart is the capital and most populous city of the Australian island state of Tasmania.
Hokitika is a township in the West Coast region of New Zealand's South Island, south of Greymouth, and close to the mouth of the Hokitika River.
(), formerly known as Ezo, Yezo, Yeso, or Yesso, is the second largest island of Japan, and the largest and northernmost prefecture.
Hong Kong Tramways is a tram system in Hong Kong and one of the earliest forms of public transport in the metropolis, dating back to the city's colonial period. Owned and operated by RATP Dev Transdev Asia, the tramway runs on Hong Kong Island between Shau Kei Wan and Kennedy Town, with a branch circulating through Happy Valley. Trams in Hong Kong have not only been a form of commuter transport for over 110 years, but also a major tourist attraction and one of the most environmentally friendly ways of travelling in Hong Kong. The tram system is the only one in the world operated exclusively with double-decker trams, and is one of only five non-heritage tram systems in the world that use double-deck cars the others being Blackpool Tramway, United Kingdom, Alexandria Tram, Egypt, Oranjestad, Aruba and Dubai, UAE. The tram is the cheapest mode of public transport on the island. The comparatively affordable fare is highlighted by Hong Kong Tramways' advertising slogan: "Hop on 1. $2.3. Tram so easy!".
A horse-bus or horse-drawn omnibus was a large, enclosed and sprung horse-drawn vehicle used for passenger transport before the introduction of motor vehicles.
A horsecar, or horse-drawn tram, is an animal-powered (usually horse) tram or streetcar.
Houston is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas and the fourth most populous city in the United States, with a census-estimated 2017 population of 2.312 million within a land area of.
HTM Personenvervoer NV (HTM, from the former name Haagsche Tramweg Maatschappij) is a public transport company in the Netherlands operating trams, lightrail and buses in The Hague, Rijswijk, Leidschendam, Voorburg, Delft, Zoetermeer, Wateringen, Pijnacker and Nootdorp, the so-called Conurbation Haaglanden.
Huapai is a locality north-west of Auckland, New Zealand.
Hydroelectricity is electricity produced from hydropower.
Ian Allan Publishing is a UK publisher, established in 1942, which specialised in transport books.
La ilusión viaja en tranvía (English: Illusion Travels by Streetcar) is a 1954 Mexican film, written by Luis Alcoriza and directed by Luis Buñuel.
The Incentro is a model of tram manufactured by Bombardier Transportation.
Indie rock is a genre of rock music that originated in the United Kingdom in the 1970s.
Infrastructure is the fundamental facilities and systems serving a country, city, or other area, including the services and facilities necessary for its economy to function.
The inner city or inner town is the central area of a major city or metropolis.
An electrical insulator is a material whose internal electric charges do not flow freely; very little electric current will flow through it under the influence of an electric field.
The International Association of Public Transport (UITP, from the L’Union internationale des transports publics) is a non-profit advocacy organization for public transport authorities and operators, policy decision-makers, scientific institutes and the public transport supply and service industry.
The Internet Archive is a San Francisco–based nonprofit digital library with the stated mission of "universal access to all knowledge." It provides free public access to collections of digitized materials, including websites, software applications/games, music, movies/videos, moving images, and nearly three million public-domain books.
The interurban (or radial railway) is a type of electric railway, with streetcar-like light electric self-propelled railcars which run within and between cities or towns.
Invercargill (Waihōpai) is the southernmost and westernmost city in New Zealand, and one of the southernmost cities in the world.
Isaac Nathan (c.179115 January 1864) was an English composer, musicologist, journalist and self-publicist, who ended an eventful career by becoming the "father of Australian music".
The Isle of Man (Ellan Vannin), also known simply as Mann (Mannin), is a self-governing British Crown dependency in the Irish Sea between the islands of Great Britain and Ireland.
Istanbul (or or; İstanbul), historically known as Constantinople and Byzantium, is the most populous city in Turkey and the country's economic, cultural, and historic center.
ITV Granada (formerly Granada Television; informally Granada) is the Channel 3 regional service for North West England and the Isle of Man.
The J.G. Brill Company manufactured trams/streetcars (also, US: trolleys, trolley cars)Young, Andrew D. (1997).
Jacobs bogies (named after Wilhelm Jakobs,, 1858–1942, a German mechanical railway engineer) are a type of rail vehicle bogie commonly found on articulated railcars and tramway vehicles.
James Augustine Aloysius Joyce (2 February 1882 – 13 January 1941) was an Irish novelist, short story writer, and poet.
Jelenia Góra (Hirschberg im Riesengebirge; Exonym: Deer Mountain) is a city in Lower Silesia, south-western Poland.
Jens Martin Lekman (born 6 February 1981) is a Swedish musician.
John Gregson, (born Harold Thomas Gregson, (15 March 1919 – 8 January 1975) was an English actor of stage, television and film, with 40 credited film roles. He was best known for his comedy roles. He was credited in 40 films between 1948 and 1971, and on television from 1960 until his death. He was often cast as a police inspector or as a navy or army officer, or for his comedy roles in Ealing and other British films.
John G. Stephenson (1809 in County Armagh, Ireland - 1893 in New Rochelle, N.Y.), an American coachbuilder, invented and patented the first streetcar to run on rails in the United States.
John Joseph Wright (July 18, 1909 – August 10, 1979) was an American cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Kalmbach Publishing Co. is an American publisher of books and magazines, many of them railroad-related, located in Waukesha, Wisconsin.
The Kansas City metropolitan area is a 15-county metropolitan area anchored by Kansas City, Missouri, that straddles the border between the U.S. states of Missouri and Kansas.
The Kapiti Coast (formerly known as the Golden Coast) is the name of the section of the coast of the south-western North Island of New Zealand that is north of Wellington and opposite Kapiti Island.
Karachi (کراچی; ALA-LC:,; ڪراچي) is the capital of the Pakistani province of Sindh.
The Karlsruhe Stadtbahn is a German tram-train system combining tram lines in the city of Karlsruhe with railway lines in the surrounding countryside, serving the entire region of the middle upper Rhine valley and creating connections to neighbouring regions.
is a railroad company based in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan (but with offices in Fukui Prefecture) in operation since March 2, 1942.
Kenneth Gilbert More, CBE (20 September 1914 – 12 July 1982) was an English film and stage actor.
Kennington is a district in south London, England.
A Kilner jar is a rubber-sealed, screw-topped jar used for preserving (bottling) food.
A kinematic pair is a connection between two bodies that imposes constraints on their relative movement.
Kingston is a city in eastern Ontario, Canada.
Kislovodsk (Кислово́дск, lit. sour waters) is a spa city in Stavropol Krai, Russia, in the North Caucasus region of Russia which is located between the Black and Caspian Seas.
The City of Kitchener is a city in Southern Ontario, Canada.
Kolkata (also known as Calcutta, the official name until 2001) is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal.
The Konstal 105Na are a class of Polish trams manufactured from 1979 to 1992 in workshops Konstal Chorzow, Poland.
Kortedala is a district, mainly residential (apartment housing), in the north-eastern part of Gothenburg in western Sweden.
Krefeld, also known as Crefeld until 1929, is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Kumeu is an affluent rural community situated 25 km north-west of the Auckland City centre in New Zealand.
Launceston is a city in the north of Tasmania, Australia at the junction of the North Esk and South Esk rivers where they become the Tamar River (Kanamaluka).
The lead–acid battery was invented in 1859 by French physicist Gaston Planté and is the oldest type of rechargeable battery.
Lee County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina.
Leonard Cyril Deighton (born 18 February 1929), known as Len Deighton, is a British author.
Leonora is a town in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, located northeast of the state capital, Perth, and north of the city of Kalgoorlie.
is a locality in the borough of Steglitz-Zehlendorf in Berlin, Germany.
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.
Auckland, New Zealand's largest city, is considering introducing light rail lines to replace some of its most heavily used bus routes.
The Sydney light rail network (or Sydney Light Rail) is a light rail system serving the Australian city of Sydney, New South Wales.
The Light Rail Transit Association (LRTA) is a non-profit organisation whose purpose is to advocate and encourage research into the retention and development of light rail and tramway/streetcar systems.
Lima S.p.A (Lima Models) was a brand of railway models made in Vicenza, Italy, for almost 50 years, from the early 1950s until the company ceased trading in 2004.
Line E of the Buenos Aires Underground, which runs from Bolivar to Plaza de los Virreyes, currently extending a total distance of 9.2 km, with a further extension to Retiro due to be completed in 2017.
Lisbon (Lisboa) is the capital and the largest city of Portugal, with an estimated population of 552,700, Census 2011 results according to the 2013 administrative division of Portugal within its administrative limits in an area of 100.05 km2.
This is a list of cities that have, or once had, town tramway (urban tramway, or streetcar) systems as part of their public transport system.
This is a list of African cities and towns that have, or once had, town tramway (urban tramway, or streetcar) systems as part of their public transport system.
This is a list of town tramway systems in Chile by region.
This is a list of cities and towns in South America that have, or once had, town tramway (urban tramway, or streetcar) systems as part of their public transport system.
The following is a list of cities that have current tram/streetcar (including heritage trams/heritage streetcars), or light rail systems as part of their regular public transit systems.
This is a worldwide list of tram builders.
This is a list of transport museums throughout the world.
Little Rock is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arkansas.
Ljubljana (locally also; also known by other, historical names) is the capital and largest city of Slovenia.
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea.
A loading gauge defines the maximum height and width for railway vehicles and their loads to ensure safe passage through bridges, tunnels and other structures.
A locomotive or engine is a rail transport vehicle that provides the motive power for a train.
Originally called the Commercial Railway, the London and Blackwall Railway (L&BR) in east London, England, ran from Minories to Blackwall via Stepney, with a branch line to the Isle of Dogs, connecting central London to many of London's docks.
The London County Council Tramways was an extensive network of public street tramways that was operated by the council throughout the County of London, UK, from 1899 to 1933, when they were taken over by the London Passenger Transport Board.
The London to Brighton Veteran Car Run is the longest-running motoring event in the world.
London is a city in Southwestern Ontario, Canada along the Quebec City–Windsor Corridor.
The Los Angeles Metro Rail is an urban rail transporation system serving Los Angeles County, California.
A low-floor tram is a tram that has no stairsteps between one or more entrances and part or all of the passenger cabin.
Luas (Irish pronunciation:; Irish for "speed") is a tram/light rail system in Dublin, Ireland.
Luis Buñuel Portolés (22 February 1900 – 29 July 1983) was a Spanish filmmaker who worked in Spain, Mexico and France.
A lunch box, spelled lunchbox in almost all UK and US dictionaries, also referred to as a lunch pail or lunch kit, is used to store food to be taken anywhere.
The Lyon tramway (Tramway de Lyon) comprises six lines, five lines operated by TCL and one by Rhônexpress in the city of Lyon in Rhône-Alpes, France.
Lytham St Annes is a seaside resort on the Fylde coast of Lancashire, England, south of Blackpool on the Ribble Estuary.
A machine gun is a fully automatic mounted or portable firearm designed to fire bullets in rapid succession from an ammunition belt or magazine, typically at a rate of 300 rounds per minute or higher.
Magenta is a color that is variously defined as purplish-red, reddish-purple, purplish, or mauvish-crimson.
Maisie Mosco (7 December 1924 – 31 October 2011) was an English writer.
Maitland is a city in the Lower Hunter Valley of New South Wales, Australia and the seat of Maitland City Council, situated on the Hunter River approximately by road north of Sydney and north-west of Newcastle.
Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia.
Malcolm is a 1986 Australian cult film comedy, written by the husband-and-wife team of David Parker and Nadia Tass, and directed by Nadia Tass (who made her debut as a feature director on this film).
Man with a Movie Camera (Человек с кино-аппаратом (Chelovek s kinoapparatom), Людина з кіноапаратом (Liudyna z Kinoaparatom) – sometimes called A Man with a Movie Camera, The Man with the Movie Camera, The Man with a Camera, The Man with the Kinocamera, or Living Russia) – is an experimental 1929 Soviet silent documentary film, directed by Dziga Vertov and edited by his wife Elizaveta Svilova.
Between 1901 and 1949 Manchester Corporation Tramways was the municipal operator of electric tram services in Manchester, England (known as Manchester Corporation Transport Department from 1929 onwards) At its peak in 1928 the organisation carried 328 million passengers, on 953 trams, via 46 routes, along of track.
Metrolink (also known as Manchester Metrolink) is a tram/light rail system in Greater Manchester, England.
Manhattan is the most densely populated borough of New York City, its economic and administrative center, and its historical birthplace.
Manure is organic matter, mostly derived from animal feces except in the case of green manure, which can be used as organic fertilizer in agriculture.
MAX Light Rail, or Metropolitan Area Express, is a light rail system consisting of five separate lines (Blue, Green, Orange, Red, and Yellow lines) serving 97 stations in the Portland metropolitan area in Oregon.
Mödling and Hinterbrühl Tram or Mödling and Hinterbrühl Local Railway (German: Lokalbahn Mödling–Hinterbrühl) was an electric tramway in Austria, running 4.5 km (2.8 mi) from Mödling to Hinterbrühl, in the southwest of Vienna.
McGraw-Hill Education (MHE) is a learning science company and one of the "big three" educational publishers that provides customized educational content, software, and services for pre-K through postgraduate education.
The McKinney Avenue Transit Authority (MATA), a non-profit organization, operates the M-line Trolley in Dallas, Texas (USA).
Medellín, officially the Municipality of Medellín (Municipio de Medellín), is the second-largest city in Colombia and the capital of the department of Antioquia.
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The Mekarski system was a compressed-air propulsion system for trams invented by Louis Mékarski or Louis Mékarsky (the correct spelling is uncertain) in the 1870s.
Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
The Melbourne cable tramway system was a cable car public transport system, which operated between 1885 and 1940 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
The Melbourne Centennial Exhibition was organised to celebrate a century of European settlement in Australia.
Melbourne Museum is a natural and cultural history museum located in the Carlton Gardens in Melbourne, Australia.
Melbourne Showgrounds is located in the inner north-western suburb of Ascot Vale, Victoria, Australia, next door to Flemington Racecourse.
Melbourne tram route 109 is operated by Yarra Trams on the Melbourne tram network.
Memoirs of an Infantry Officer is a novel by Siegfried Sassoon, first published in 1930.
Memphis is a city located along the Mississippi River in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee.
Mendoza is the capital of the province of Mendoza in Argentina.
MetroLink is the light rail transit system in the Greater St. Louis area of Missouri and the Metro East area of Illinois.
The Metrotranvía Mendoza (Spanish for Mendoza Light Rail or fast tramway) is a public light rail transport system for the city of Mendoza, Argentina, served by articulated light rail cars operating on newly relaid tracks in former-General San Martín Railway mainline right-of-way.
Mexico City, or the City of Mexico (Ciudad de México,; abbreviated as CDMX), is the capital of Mexico and the most populous city in North America.
Michaela Pavlátová (born February 27, 1961) is a Czech filmmaker and animator, from Prague, Czech Republic.
Milan (Milano; Milan) is a city in northern Italy, capital of Lombardy, and the second-most populous city in Italy after Rome, with the city proper having a population of 1,380,873 while its province-level municipality has a population of 3,235,000.
Milwaukee is the largest city in the state of Wisconsin and the fifth-largest city in the Midwestern United States.
The minecart or mine cart (also known as a mine trolley) is a type of rolling stock found on a mine railway, used for moving ore and materials procured in the process of traditional mining.
The minimum railway curve radius is the shortest allowable design radius for the centre line of railway tracks under a particular set of conditions.
Minneapolis–Saint Paul is a major metropolitan area built around the Mississippi, Minnesota and St. Croix rivers in east central Minnesota.
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (sometimes shortened to Misterogers or simply Mister Rogers) is an American half-hour educational children's television series that was created and hosted by Fred Rogers.
Modular design, or "modularity in design", is a design approach that subdivides a system into smaller parts called modules or skids, that can be independently created and then used in different systems.
Mohamedali Tramways Company (MTC) was a transport network of rail vehicles in Karachi, Pakistan.
Montbrison is a commune in the Loire department in central France.
The Montpellier tramway (Tramway de Montpellier) is a four-line tramway system in the city of Montpellier in Occitanie, France.
Montreal (officially Montréal) is the most populous municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec and the second-most populous municipality in Canada.
Montrond-les-Bains is a commune in the Loire department in central France.
Moomba (also known as the Moomba Festival) is held annually in Melbourne, Australia.
Moonta is a town on the Yorke Peninsula of South Australia, north-northwest of the state capital of Adelaide.
MTV-82 (МТВ-82 in Russian) is a Soviet four-axle tramcar.
A multiple-unit train or simply multiple unit (MU) is a self-propelled train composed of one or more carriages joined together, which when coupled to another multiple unit can be controlled by a single driver.
Mumbai (also known as Bombay, the official name until 1995) is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra.
The Muni Metro is a light rail system serving San Francisco, California, operated by the San Francisco Municipal Railway (Muni), a division of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA).
Munich (München; Minga) is the capital and the most populated city in the German state of Bavaria, on the banks of the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps.
The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT) is a science and technology museum located in Western Springs, Auckland, New Zealand.
Naphtha is a flammable liquid hydrocarbon mixture.
Napier (Ahuriri) is a New Zealand city with a seaport, located in Hawke's Bay on the eastern coast of the North Island.
A narrow-gauge railway (narrow-gauge railroad in the US) is a railway with a track gauge narrower than the standard.
National Educational Television (NET) was a United States educational broadcast television network that was owned by the Ford Foundation and later co-owned by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
The National Gallery of Victoria, popularly known as the NGV, is an art museum in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Neath (Castell-nedd) is a town and community situated in the principal area of Neath Port Talbot, Wales with a population of 19,258 in 2011.
Network topology is the arrangement of the elements (links, nodes, etc.) of a communication network.
New Orleans (. Merriam-Webster.; La Nouvelle-Orléans) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana.
The New Orleans and Carrollton Railroad (originally Rail Road) was one of six short-line rail systems built to connect the city of New Orleans, Louisiana, with surrounding neighborhoods, in this case, four-and-a-half miles to the resort village of Carrollton.
New Plymouth (Ngāmotu) is the major city of the Taranaki Region on the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand.
New South Wales (abbreviated as NSW) is a state on the east coast of:Australia.
The New York and Harlem Railroad (now the Metro-North Railroad's Harlem Line) was one of the first railroads in the United States, and was the world's first street railway.
The New York Railways Company operated street railways in Manhattan, New York City, United States between 1911 and 1925.
The Newark Light Rail (NLR) is a light rail system under New Jersey Transit Bus Operations serving Newark, New Jersey.
Newark is the most populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey and the seat of Essex County.
The Newcastle Light Rail is an under-construction light rail line in the Australian city of Newcastle, New South Wales, running from Newcastle Interchange through the central business district to Pacific Park in Newcastle East.
The Newcastle railway line is a branch railway line in the city of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia.
The Newcastle metropolitan area is the second most populated area in the Australian state of New South Wales and includes most of the Newcastle and Lake Macquarie local government areas.
The Niagara Escarpment is a long escarpment, or cuesta, in the United States and Canada that runs predominantly east/west from New York, through Ontario, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Illinois.
Noise control or noise mitigation is a set of strategies to reduce noise pollution or to reduce the impact of that noise, whether outdoors or indoors.
North American English (NAmE, NAE) is the most generalized variety of the English language as spoken in the United States and Canada.
North Wales (Gogledd Cymru) is an unofficial region of Wales.
The Northwestern Motorway (also known historically as the Auckland–Kumeu Motorway), part of State Highway 16 (SH16), is the major western route and secondary northern route out of Auckland in New Zealand.
is a 1987 novel by Japanese author Haruki Murakami.
Nottingham Express Transit (NET) is a tram system in Nottingham, England.
Number Seventeen is a 1932 thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, based on a stage play by J. Jefferson Farjeon, and starring John Stuart, Anne Grey and Leon M. Lion.
O scale (or O gauge) is a scale commonly used for toy trains and rail transport modelling.
The Oklahoma City Streetcar (OKC Streetcar), also known as the MAPS 3 streetcar, is a streetcar system currently under-construction in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States.
Old French (franceis, françois, romanz; Modern French: ancien français) was the language spoken in Northern France from the 8th century to the 14th century.
Onehunga is a suburb of Auckland in New Zealand and the location of the Port of Onehunga, the city's small port on the Manukau Harbour.
Oradea (Großwardein, Nagyvárad, Hungarian pronunciation:, colloquially also Várad, former Varat, גרויסווארדיין Groysvardeyn) the capital city of Bihor County and Crișana region, is one of the important centers of economic, social and cultural development in the western part of Romania, retaining these characteristics throughout history.
Ostend (Oostende, or; Ostende; Ostende) is a Belgian coastal city and municipality, located in the province of West Flanders.
Ottawa is the capital city of Canada.
The Outback is the vast, remote interior of Australia.
An overhead line or overhead wire is used to transmit electrical energy to trams, trolleybuses or trains.
Padua (Padova; Pàdova) is a city and comune in Veneto, northern Italy.
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.
Park Avenue is a wide New York City boulevard which carries north and southbound traffic in the borough of Manhattan.
Atmospheric aerosol particles, also known as atmospheric particulate matter, particulate matter (PM), particulates, or suspended particulate matter (SPM) are microscopic solid or liquid matter suspended in Earth's atmosphere.
Various terms are used for passenger rail lines and equipment-the usage of these terms differs substantially between areas.
Paul de Vivie, who wrote as Vélocio (April 29, 1853 – February 27, 1930), was publisher of Le Cycliste, a developer and early champion of derailleur gears, and father of French bicycle touring and randonneuring.
The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.
The PCC (Presidents’ Conference Committee) is a streetcar (tram) design that was first built in the United States in the 1930s.
A people mover or automated people mover (APM) is a type of small scale automated guideway transit system.
PESA 120N is a tram produced by a Polish company PESA in Bydgoszcz.
The Peter Witt streetcar was introduced by Cleveland Railway commissioner Peter Witt (1869-1948) who led the transit agency from 1911-1915 and designed a model of streetcar known by his name that was used in many North American cities, most notably in Toronto and Cleveland.
Peterborough is a city on the Otonabee River in Central Ontario, Canada, 125 kilometres (78 mi) northeast of Toronto and about 270 kilometers (167 mi) southwest of Ottawa.
Petersburg Tram Mechanical Factory (PTMF) (Петербу́ргский трамва́йно-механи́ческий заво́д, ПТМЗ) was one of the leading manufacturers of tramcars in Russia and the CIS-countries located in Saint Petersburg.
A petrol engine (known as a gasoline engine in American English) is an internal combustion engine with spark-ignition, designed to run on petrol (gasoline) and similar volatile fuels.
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona.
Pittsburgh is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County.
A plough (UK) or plow (US; both) is a tool or farm implement used in farming for initial cultivation of soil in preparation for sowing seed or planting to loosen or turn the soil.
Pneumatics (From Greek: πνεύμα) is a branch of engineering that makes use of gas or pressurized air.
Point Chevalier is a suburb and peninsula in the city of Auckland in the north of New Zealand.
Poland (Polska), officially the Republic of Poland (Rzeczpospolita Polska), is a country located in Central Europe.
The Polish Post Office (Poczta Polska) in the Free City of Danzig (Gdańsk) was created in 1920 and operated until the German invasion of Poland that marked the beginning of World War II.
Pollokshields (Buthan Phollaig, Scots: Pollokshields) is a district in the Southside of Glasgow, Scotland.
Pompeii is an EP by Beirut, released in 2007.
The Portland Streetcar is a streetcar system in Portland, Oregon, that opened in 2001 and serves areas surrounding downtown Portland.
Portland is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County.
Portland is a small city in Victoria, Australia, and is the oldest European settlement in the state.
A portmanteau or portmanteau word is a linguistic blend of words,, p. 644 in which parts of multiple words or their phones (sounds) are combined into a new word, as in smog, coined by blending smoke and fog, or motel, from motor and hotel.
Porto (also known as Oporto in English) is the second-largest city in Portugal after Lisbon and one of the major urban areas of the Iberian Peninsula.
The Porto Metro (Metro do Porto), part of the public transport (mass transit) system of Porto, Portugal, is a light rail network that runs underground in central Porto and above ground into the city's suburbs.
The history of postal service of the United States began with the delivery of stampless letters, whose cost was borne by the receiving person, later also encompassed pre-paid letters carried by private mail carriers and provisional post offices, and culminated in a system of universal prepayment that required all letters to bear nationally issued adhesive postage stamps.
Prague (Praha, Prag) is the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic, the 14th largest city in the European Union and also the historical capital of Bohemia.
A premetro is a tramway or light railway which includes segments built to rapid transit standards, generally as part of a process of conversion to a metro-standards railway usually by the construction of tunnels in the central city area.
The Premetro is a light rail line that runs in the outskirts of Buenos Aires, connecting with the Buenos Aires Underground line E, at Plaza de los Virreyes station and runs to General Savio, with a short branch to Centro Cívico.
The Presidents' Conference Committee Car was a streetcar used by the Toronto Transportation Commission and the Toronto Transit Commission.
Preston Workshops is the heavy maintenance facility for the Melbourne tram network.
Public transport (also known as public transportation, public transit, or mass transit) is transport of passengers by group travel systems available for use by the general public, typically managed on a schedule, operated on established routes, and that charge a posted fee for each trip.
A pulley is a wheel on an axle or shaft that is designed to support movement and change of direction of a taut cable or belt, or transfer of power between the shaft and cable or belt.
The QLine (stylized as QLINE), originally known as M-1 Rail by its developers and the Woodward Avenue Streetcar by the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), is a streetcar system in Detroit in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Quebec City (pronounced or; Québec); Ville de Québec), officially Québec, is the capital city of the Canadian province of Quebec. The city had a population estimate of 531,902 in July 2016, (an increase of 3.0% from 2011) and the metropolitan area had a population of 800,296 in July 2016, (an increase of 4.3% from 2011) making it the second largest city in Quebec, after Montreal, and the seventh-largest metropolitan area in Canada. It is situated north-east of Montreal. The narrowing of the Saint Lawrence River proximate to the city's promontory, Cap-Diamant (Cape Diamond), and Lévis, on the opposite bank, provided the name given to the city, Kébec, an Algonquin word meaning "where the river narrows". Founded in 1608 by Samuel de Champlain, Quebec City is one of the oldest cities in North America. The ramparts surrounding Old Quebec (Vieux-Québec) are the only fortified city walls remaining in the Americas north of Mexico, and were declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1985 as the 'Historic District of Old Québec'. The city's landmarks include the Château Frontenac, a hotel which dominates the skyline, and the Citadelle of Quebec, an intact fortress that forms the centrepiece of the ramparts surrounding the old city and includes a secondary royal residence. The National Assembly of Quebec (provincial legislature), the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (National Museum of Fine Arts of Quebec), and the Musée de la civilisation (Museum of Civilization) are found within or near Vieux-Québec.
Queen Elizabeth Park is a Wellington Regional Park located on the Kapiti Coast in New Zealand.
Queen Street is the major commercial thoroughfare in the Auckland CBD, Auckland, New Zealand's main population centre.
Queensland (abbreviated as Qld) is the second-largest and third-most populous state in the Commonwealth of Australia.
Rail freight transport is the use of railroads and trains to transport cargo as opposed to human passengers.
The rail profile is the cross sectional shape of a railway rail, perpendicular to its length.
Rail transport is a means of transferring of passengers and goods on wheeled vehicles running on rails, also known as tracks.
Rail transport can be found in every theme park resort property owned or licensed by Walt Disney Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products, one of the four business segments of the Walt Disney Company.
Railway modelling (UK, Australia and Ireland) or model railroading (US and Canada) is a hobby in which rail transport systems are modelled at a reduced scale.
A railroad car or railcar (American and Canadian English), railway wagon or railway carriage (British English and UIC), also called a train car or train wagon, is a vehicle used for the carrying of cargo or passengers on a rail transport system (a railroad/railway).
A railroad switch, turnout, or points is a mechanical installation enabling railway trains to be guided from one track to another, such as at a railway junction or where a spur or siding branches off.
A railroad tie/railway tie/crosstie (North America) or railway sleeper (Britain, Ireland, South Asia, Australasia, and Africa) is a rectangular support for the rails in railroad tracks.
A railway electrification system supplies electric power to railway trains and trams without an on-board prime mover or local fuel supply.
Railway Gazette International is a monthly business journal covering the railway, metro, light rail and tram industries worldwide.
A railway platform is an area – normally paved or otherwise prepared for pedestrian use, and often raised to a greater or lesser degree – provided alongside one or more of the tracks at a railway or metro station for use by passengers awaiting, boarding, or alighting from trains.
Railway platform height is the built height – above top of rail (ATR) – of passenger platforms at stations.
Rapid transit or mass rapid transit, also known as heavy rail, metro, MRT, subway, tube, U-Bahn or underground, is a type of high-capacity public transport generally found in urban areas.
Rīgas Satiksme (Riga Transport) is a municipally-owned public transportation and parking authority serving Riga, Latvia and the surrounding areas.
Regenerative braking is an energy recovery mechanism which slows a vehicle or object by converting its kinetic energy into a form which can be either used immediately or stored until needed.
Regina is the capital city of the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.
Reserved track, in tram transport terminology, is track on ground exclusively for trams.
The Richmond Union Passenger Railway, in Richmond, Virginia, was the first practical electric trolley (tram) system, and set the pattern for most subsequent electric trolley systems around the world.
Richmond is the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.
A right-of-way (ROW) is a right to make a way over a piece of land, usually to and from another piece of land.
The ring finger is the finger on which it is the custom in a particular culture for a wedding ring to be placed during a wedding ceremony and on which the wedding ring is subsequently worn to indicate the status of the wearer as a married person.
Rio de Janeiro (River of January), or simply Rio, is the second-most populous municipality in Brazil and the sixth-most populous in the Americas.
Riversdale Road is a major east-west thoroughfare in Melbourne, Australia.
A road surface or pavement is the durable surface material laid down on an area intended to sustain vehicular or foot traffic, such as a road or walkway.
Rockhampton is a city in the Rockhampton Region, Queensland, Australia.
Roco, based in Salzburg, Austria, is a manufacturer of model railway equipment.
Rod Diridon Sr. (born February 8, 1939) is an American politician known for his leadership in mass transportation.
Rolling resistance, sometimes called rolling friction or rolling drag, is the force resisting the motion when a body (such as a ball, tire, or wheel) rolls on a surface.
Romania (România) is a sovereign state located at the crossroads of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe.
The Roosevelt Island Tramway is an aerial tramway in New York City that spans the East River and connects Roosevelt Island to the Upper East Side of Manhattan.
Ross is a small town located in the Westland District on the West Coast of New Zealand's South Island.
Rotterdam is a city in the Netherlands, in South Holland within the Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt river delta at the North Sea.
RTD Bus and Rail (branded as TheRide) is a transit system in the Denver, Colorado, metropolitan area.
The S Line, or S-Line (formerly known as Sugar House Streetcar), is a public transit streetcar line in northeastern Salt Lake County, Utah, in the United States, that connects the business district of the Sugar House neighborhood of Salt Lake City with the neighboring city of South Salt Lake, as well as the Utah Transit Authority's (UTA) TRAX light rail system.
Saint Petersburg (p) is Russia's second-largest city after Moscow, with 5 million inhabitants in 2012, part of the Saint Petersburg agglomeration with a population of 6.2 million (2015).
San Diego (Spanish for 'Saint Didacus') is a major city in California, United States.
The San Diego Trolley is a light rail system operating in the metropolitan area of San Diego.
The San Francisco cable car system is the world's last manually operated cable car system.
The San Francisco Evening Bulletin was a newspaper in San Francisco, founded as the Daily Evening Bulletin in 1855 by James King of William.
Sanford is a city in Lee County, North Carolina, United States.
VTA Light Rail is a light rail system serving San Jose, California and its suburbs in Silicon Valley. It is operated by the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, or VTA, and consists of of network comprising two main lines and a spur line on standard gauge tracks. Originally opened in 1987, the light rail system has gradually expanded since then, and currently has 62 light rail stations in operation on the three lines. VTA operates a fleet of 99 Kinki Sharyo Low Floor Light Rail Vehicles (LFLRV) to service its passengers. The system's average weekday daily ridership as of Q4 2015 is 33,400 passengers; the greatest daily average recorded over a month was 37,536 in June 2008.
The Santa Teresa Tram (Bonde de Santa Teresa) is a historic tram line in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Santiago, also known as Santiago de Chile, is the capital and largest city of Chile as well as one of the largest cities in the Americas.
Sanya is the southernmost city on Hainan Island, and one of the four prefecture-level cities of Hainan Province, in Southeast China.
Sarajevo (see names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of Bosnia and Herzegovina, with a population of 275,524 in its current administrative limits.
Saskatoon is the largest city in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.
Södermalm, often shortened to “Söder” (Swedish for “south”), is a district and island in central Stockholm.
In filmmaking and video production, a scene is generally thought of as the action in a single location and continuous time.
Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
Scots is the Germanic language variety spoken in Lowland Scotland and parts of Ulster (where the local dialect is known as Ulster Scots).
Seattle is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States.
The Seattle Streetcar is a system of two modern streetcar lines operating in the city of Seattle, Washington.
The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is a regional public transportation authority that operates bus, subway / elevated rail line, commuter and light rail line, and electric trolleybus services to nearly 4 million people in five counties in and around Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Route 10, also known as the Lancaster Avenue Line, is a trolley line operated by the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) that connects the 13th Street station in Center City Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to the 63rd Street–Malvern Avenue station in the Overbrook section of West Philadelphia.
SEPTA Trolley Routes 101 and 102The official name of the lines are simply "Routes 101 and 102", as indicated by SEPTA's official map and official schedule, also known as the Media–Sharon Hill Line, are light rail lines operated by the Suburban Transit Division of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority.
Route 11, also known as the Woodland Avenue Line, is a trolley line operated by the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) that connects the 13th Street station in downtown Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Darby Transportation Center in Darby, Pennsylvania.
Route 13, also known as the Chester Avenue Line, is a trolley line operated by the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) that connects the 13th Street station in downtown Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with the Yeadon Loop in Yeadon, Pennsylvania, although limited service is available to the Darby Transportation Center in Darby, Pennsylvania.
SEPTA's Route 15, the Girard Avenue Line, is a trolley line, operated by the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), along Girard Avenue through North and West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
SEPTA's Subway-Surface Trolley Route 34, also called the Baltimore Avenue-Subway Line, is a trolley line operated by the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) that connects the 13th Street station in downtown Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to the Angora Loop station in the Angora neighborhood of West Philadelphia.
SEPTA's Subway-Surface Trolley Route 36 (a.k.a.; the Elmwood Avenue-Subway Line) is a trolley line operated by the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) that connects the 13th Street station in downtown Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to the Eastwick Loop station in Eastwick section of Southwest Philadelphia, although limited service is available to the Elmwood Carhouse.
The SEPTA Subway–Surface Trolley Lines are a collection of five SEPTA trolley lines that operate on street-level tracks in West Philadelphia and Delaware County, Pennsylvania and also underneath Market Street in Philadelphia's Center City.
Sestroretsk (Сестроре́цк; Siestarjoki; Systerbäck) is a municipal town in Kurortny District of the federal city of St. Petersburg, Russia, located on the shores of the Gulf of Finland, the Sestra River and the Sestroretskiy Lake northwest of St. Petersburg.
A shipping container is a container with strength suitable to withstand shipment, storage, and handling.
Sidney Howe Short (October 8, 1858 – October 21, 1902) was an electrical engineer, inventor, professor and businessman.
A siege is a military blockade of a city, or fortress, with the intent of conquering by attrition, or a well-prepared assault.
Siegfried Loraine Sassoon, (8 September 1886 – 1 September 1967) was an English poet, writer, and soldier.
The Siemens S70 or Avanto is a low-floor light rail vehicle (LRV), streetcar, or tram manufactured by Siemens Mobility, a division of Siemens AG.
Silesian Interurbans (Tramwaje Konurbacji Śląskiej), one of the largest tram (streetcar) systems in the world, has been in existence since 1894.
Sirio (Italian for Sirius) is a low-floor tram built by AnsaldoBreda, an Italian manufacturer of trains, trams and light rail vehicles.
SL95 is a series of 32 low-floor, articulated trams operated on the Oslo Tramway.
Slowcore is a subgenre of alternative rock and indie rock.
Sobieszów (Hermsdorf unterm Kynast) is a part of the town of Jelenia Góra in Poland.
Società Costruzioni Industriali Milano, better known as Socimi, was an Italian manufacturing company based in Milan.
Sod or turf is grass and the part of the soil beneath it held together by its roots or another piece of thin material.
Solaris Bus & Coach S.A. is a Polish multinational bus, coach, trolleybus and tram manufacturer based in Bolechowo near Poznań, Poland.
Sorrento is a coastal township in Victoria, Australia, located on the shores of Port Phillip on the Mornington Peninsula, about one and a half hours by car south of Melbourne.
South Australia (abbreviated as SA) is a state in the southern central part of Australia.
Southern Cross railway station (formerly and still colloquially known as Spencer Street station) is a major railway station in Docklands, Melbourne.
SpåraKoff is a HM V type tram converted into a bar in Helsinki, Finland.
Spårväg City is a tram line in central Stockholm, inaugurated in 2010.
Sri Lanka (Sinhala: ශ්රී ලංකා; Tamil: இலங்கை Ilaṅkai), officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea.
A Stadtbahn (German for "city railway"; plural Stadtbahnen) is a tramway or light railway that includes segments built to rapid transit standards, usually as part of a process of conversion to a metro railway, mainly by the building of metro-grade tunnels in the central city area.
A standard-gauge railway is a railway with a track gauge of.
A stationary engine is an engine whose framework does not move.
A steam dummy or dummy engine, in the United States and Canada, was a steam locomotive enclosed in a wooden box structure made to resemble a railroad passenger coach.
A steam engine is a heat engine that performs mechanical work using steam as its working fluid.
A steam locomotive is a type of railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a steam engine.
Steel is an alloy of iron and carbon and other elements.
Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the Nordic countries; 952,058 people live in the municipality, approximately 1.5 million in the urban area, and 2.3 million in the metropolitan area.
Charles Thomas "Stompin' Tom" Connors, OC (February 9, 1936 March 6, 2013) was a Canadian country and folk singer-songwriter.
A storey (British English) or story (American English) is any level part of a building with a floor that could be used by people (for living, work, storage, recreation).
Strangers on a Train is a 1951 American psychological thriller film noir produced and directed by Alfred Hitchcock, and based on the 1950 novel Strangers on a Train by Patricia Highsmith.
Strasbourg (Alsatian: Strossburi; Straßburg) is the capital and largest city of the Grand Est region of France and is the official seat of the European Parliament.
The Strasbourg tramway (Tramway de Strasbourg, Straßenbahn Straßburg), run by the CTS, is a network of six tramlines, A, B, C, D, E and F that operate in the city of Strasbourg in Alsace, France and Kehl in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
On-street running or street running is the routing of a railroad track or tramway track running directly along public streets, without any grade separation.
A streetcar suburb is a residential community whose growth and development was strongly shaped by the use of streetcar lines as a primary means of transportation.
Like most large cities in the United States, there existed a large network of streetcars in Cleveland in the first half of the 20th Century.
Mexico City once had an extensive network of streetcars.
Streetcars in New Orleans, Louisiana have been an integral part of the city's public transportation network since the first half of the 19th century.
Electric streetcars or trolley(car)s (North American English for the European word tram) were once the chief mode of public transit in hundreds of North American cities and towns.
The stud contact system is a once-obsolete ground-level power supply system for electric trams.
The Studio Tour (also known as The Backlot Tour) is a ride attraction at the Universal Studios Hollywood theme park in the Los Angeles area of Universal City, California.
The Stuttgart Stadtbahn is a light rail system in Stuttgart, Germany.
Sulphur Rock is a town in Independence County, Arkansas, United States.
For the line in East Anglia connecting Colchester to Clacton-on-Sea and Walton-on-the-Naze, see Sunshine Coast Line. The Sunshine Coast Light Rail is a proposed light rail system for the Sunshine Coast region of Queensland, Australia.
A supercapacitor (SC) (also called a supercap, ultracapacitor or Goldcap) is a high-capacity capacitor with capacitance values much higher than other capacitors (but lower voltage limits) that bridge the gap between electrolytic capacitors and rechargeable batteries.
A superheater is a device used to convert saturated steam or wet steam into superheated steam or dry steam.
Surrealism is a cultural movement that began in the early 1920s, and is best known for its visual artworks and writings.
A suspension railway is a form of elevated monorail in which the vehicle is suspended from a fixed track (as opposed to a cable used in aerial tramways), which is built above streets, waterways, or existing railway track.
The Swansea and Mumbles Railway was the world's first passenger railway service, located in Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom.
Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
The T-68 is a model of light rail passenger vehicle that operated on the Manchester Metrolink network in England between 1992 and 2014.
A take is a single continuous recorded performance.
Tampa is a major city in, and the county seat of, Hillsborough County, Florida, United States.
Tasmania (abbreviated as Tas and known colloquially as Tassie) is an island state of Australia.
Tatra KT4 is the name of a four-axle type articulated tramcar developed by the Czech firm ČKD Tatra.
The T3 is a famous type of tramcar produced by ČKD Tatra.
Thomas Lanier "Tennessee" Williams III (March 26, 1911 – February 25, 1983) was an American playwright.
The Argus was a morning daily newspaper in Melbourne, Australia that was established in 1846 and closed in 1957.
The Europeans: A sketch is a short novel by Henry James, published in 1878.
The Hague (Den Haag,, short for 's-Gravenhage) is a city on the western coast of the Netherlands and the capital of the province of South Holland.
The Jewish Chronicle (The JC) is a London-based Jewish weekly newspaper.
The Lady Vanishes is a 1938 British mystery thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Margaret Lockwood and Michael Redgrave.
The Mercury News (formerly San Jose Mercury News, often locally known as The Merc) is a morning daily newspaper published in San Jose, California, United States.
The Newcastle Herald (branded as The Herald) is a local tabloid newspaper published daily, Monday to Saturday, in Newcastle, New South Wales, the largest non-capital city in Australia.
The Portrait of a Lady is a novel by Henry James, first published as a serial in The Atlantic Monthly and Macmillan's Magazine in 1880–81 and then as a book in 1881.
The Railway Series is a set of story books about a railway system located on the fictional Island of Sodor.
The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) is a daily compact newspaper published by Fairfax Media in Sydney, Australia.
The Tin Drum (Die Blechtrommel) is a 1959 novel by Günter Grass.
The Topeka Capital-Journal is a daily newspaper in Topeka, Kansas owned by Morris Communications.
"The Trolley Song" is a song written by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane and made famous by Judy Garland in the 1944 film Meet Me in St. Louis.
A third rail is a method of providing electric power to a railway locomotive or train, through a semi-continuous rigid conductor placed alongside or between the rails of a railway track.
Thomas Davenport (9 July 1802 – 6 July 1851) was a Vermont blacksmith who constructed the first American DC electric motor in 1834.
Thorold is a city in Ontario, Canada, located on the Niagara Escarpment.
Thriller is a broad genre of literature, film and television, having numerous, often overlapping subgenres.
Toby the Tram Engine is a fictional anthropomorphic tram engine in The Railway Series by the Reverend Wilbert Vere Awdry and his son, Christopher; he also appears in the spin-off television series Thomas & Friends.
The, branded as the, is a hybrid light rail/tram line in Tokyo, Japan, operated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation (Toei).
Toonerville Folks (The Toonerville Trolley That Meets All the Trains) was a popular newspaper cartoon feature by Fontaine Fox, which ran from 1908 to 1955.
Toronto is the capital city of the province of Ontario and the largest city in Canada by population, with 2,731,571 residents in 2016.
The Toronto Star is a Canadian broadsheet daily newspaper.
The Toronto streetcar system is a network of eleven streetcar routes in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, operated by the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC).
The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is a public transport agency that operates bus, subway, streetcar, and paratransit services in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Torquay Tramways operated electric street trams in Torquay, Devon, England, from 1907.
The Tottenham outrage of 23 January 1909 was a wages theft in Tottenham, north London, that resulted in a two-hour chase between the police and armed criminals over a distance of, with an estimated 400 rounds of ammunition fired by the thieves.
A tourist attraction is a place of interest where tourists visit, typically for its inherent or exhibited natural or cultural value, historical significance, natural or built beauty, offering leisure and amusement.
A tourist trolley, also called a road trolley, is a rubber-tired bus designed to resemble an old-style streetcar or tram.
The track on a railway or railroad, also known as the permanent way, is the structure consisting of the rails, fasteners, railroad ties (sleepers, British English) and ballast (or slab track), plus the underlying subgrade.
Track brakes are a form of brakes unique to railborne vehicles.
In rail transport, track gauge is the spacing of the rails on a railway track and is measured between the inner faces of the load-bearing rails.
Gauge conversion is the change of one railway track gauge to another.
Track geometry is three-dimensional geometry of track layouts and associated measurements used in design, construction and maintenance of railroad tracks.
A trackless train — or tram (U.S. English), road train, land train, parking lot tram, Dotto train or Choo-Choo train — is a road-going articulated vehicle used for the transport of passengers, comprising a driving vehicle pulling one or more carriages connected by drawbar couplings, in the manner of a road-going railway train.
A traction motor is an electric motor used for propulsion of a vehicle, such as an electric locomotive or electric roadway vehicle.
Trafford Park is an area of the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, opposite Salford Quays on the southern side of the Manchester Ship Canal, southwest of Manchester city centre and north of Stretford.
A train is a form of transport consisting of a series of connected vehicles that generally runs along a rail track to transport cargo or passengers.
A train station, railway station, railroad station, or depot (see below) is a railway facility or area where trains regularly stop to load or unload passengers or freight.
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.
Tram was a British musical duo composed of Paul Anderson and Nick Avery.
Tram (Czech: Tramvaj) is a 2012 Czech short animated film directed by Michaela Pavlátová.
Although tram systems date to the late 19th and early 20th centuries, many old systems were closed during the mid-20th century because of the advent of automobile (incl. bus) travel.
A tram engine is a steam locomotive specially built, or modified, to work on a street, or roadside, tramway.
Tram Power is a Merseyside-based manufacturer of tram vehicles.
A tram stop, tram station, streetcar stop, or light rail station is a place designated for a tram, streetcar, or light rail vehicle to stop so passengers can board or alight it.
A tram-train is a light-rail public transport system where trams run through from an urban tramway network to main-line railway lines which are shared with conventional trains.
Tramlink is a light rail tram system serving Croydon and surrounding areas in South London, England.
Until 1958, trams formed a network spanning most of Adelaide, with a history dating back to 1878.
The Alexandria tramway network serves the city of Alexandria, Egypt.
The Amsterdam Tram (Amsterdamse tram) is a tram network in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
The Antwerp tramway network (het Antwerpse tramnet) is a network of tramways forming part of the public transport system in Antwerp, a city in the Flemish region of Belgium.
Trams in Asia were well established at the start of the 20th century, but started to decline in use in the 1930s.
In Australia, tram networks were developed to provide public transport in many of the country's cities and towns in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Trams in Łódź made their first appearance on 23 December 1898.
Trams in Ballarat were first used for public transport in 1887.
The Basel tramway network (Basler Strassenbahn-Netz) is a network of tramways forming part of the public transport system in Basel, Switzerland, and the Swiss part of its agglomeration.
Trams have operated in the city of Bendigo, Victoria, Australia since 1890, and continue to operate today as a tourist attraction.
The Berlin tramway (Straßenbahn Berlin) is the main tram system in Berlin, Germany.
The Bochum/Gelsenkirchen tramway network (Straßenbahnnetz Bochum/Gelsenkirchen) is a network of tramways focused on Bochum and Gelsenkirchen, two cities in the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
The Bonn tramway network (Straßenbahn Bonn) forms part of the public transport system in the city Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, along with the Bonn Stadtbahn with which the tramlines are heavily integrated.
The Bremen tramway network (Straßenbahnnetz Bremen) is a network of tramways forming part of the public transport system in Bremen, Germany.
The Brisbane tramway network served the city of Brisbane, Australia, between 1885 and 1969.
The Brno tramway network (Tramvajová doprava v Brně, simple Tramvaje v Brně) was the first network of its kind to be put into operation in the nowadays Czech Republic, its horse tram lines dating back to 1869.
The Brussels tram (or streetcar) system is a transport system in Brussels, Belgium.
The tram network of Budapest is part of the mass transit system of Budapest, the capital city of Hungary.
Trams in Dalian have been operating continuously since 1909 making them one of the oldest tram systems still in use in Mainland China.
The Düsseldorf tramway network (Straßenbahnnetz Düsseldorf) is a network of tramways serving Düsseldorf, the capital city of the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
The Dresden tramway network (Straßenbahnnetz Dresden) is a network of tramways forming the backbone of the public transport system in Dresden, a city in the federal state of Saxony, Germany.
The Essen tramway network (Straßenbahnnetz Essen) is a network of tramways forming part of the public transport system in Essen, a city in the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Europe has an extensive number of tramway networks.
The Frankfurt am Main tramway network is a network of tramways forming a major part of the public transport system in Frankfurt am Main, a city in the federal state of Hesse, Germany.
The Fremantle tramway network linked the central business district of Fremantle, the port city for Perth, Western Australia, with nearby suburbs.
Trams in Gdańsk is a public transit system in Gdańsk, Poland that has been in operation since 1873.
The city of Geelong in Victoria, Australia, operated an extensive tramway system from 1912 until 1956, when the service was replaced by buses.
The Graz tramway network is a network of tramways forming an important part of the public transport system in Graz, which is both the capital city of the federal state of Styria, Austria, and the second largest city in Austria.
The Halle (Saale) tramway network (Straßenbahnnetz Halle (Saale)) is a network of tramways forming part of the public transport system in Halle (Saale), a city in the federal state of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.
The Australian city of Hobart, Tasmania’s capital city, no longer has a network of trams operating, but it once had an extensive and popular system that reached the majority of Hobart suburbs.
The Kalgoorlie tramway network served the Western Australian city of Kalgoorlie from 1902 until 1952.
The Karlsruhe tramway network (Straßenbahnnetz Karlsruhe) is a network of tramways forming part of the public transport system in Karlsruhe, a city in the federal state of Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
The Kassel tramway network is a network of tramways, forming part of the public transport system in Kassel, a city in the north of the federal state of Hesse, Germany.
The Kiev Tram (Київський трамвай) is a tram network which serves the Ukrainian capital Kiev.
The tram system in the city of Kolkata, West Bengal, India, operated by the Calcutta Tramways Company (CTC), is the only tram network operating in India.
Trams in Kraków are a tram public transit system in Kraków, Poland.
The Leipzig tramway network (Straßenbahnnetz Leipzig) is a network of tramways forming part of the public transport system in Leipzig, a city in the federal state of Saxony, Germany.
The Lisbon tramway network (Rede de eléctricos de Lisboa) serves the municipality of Lisbon, capital city of Portugal. In operation since 1873, it presently comprises six urban lines.
The tram system in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, was originally built in 1901 and was operated until 1958.
There have been two separate generations of trams in London, from 1860 to 1952 and from 2000 to the present.
The Lviv tram (Львівський Трамвай, translit.: L’vivs’kyi Tramvai) is an electric tramway in Lviv, Ukraine.
The Mannheim/Ludwigshafen tramway network (Straßenbahnnetz Mannheim/Ludwigshafen) is a network of tramways focused on the cities of Mannheim and Ludwigshafen am Rhein, and also extending to Heidelberg and Weinheim (see OEG), in the Rhine Neckar Area of Germany.
Trams are a major form of public transport in Melbourne, the capital city of the state of Victoria, Australia.
The Milan tramway network (Rete tranviaria di Milano) is an important part of the public transport network of Milan, Italy.
The Minsk tram network (Минский трамвай) is organised into 10 routes, integrated with the city's trolleybus, Metro and bus services.
The Moscow tramway network, which is divided into two sub-networks, is a key element of the public transport system in Moscow, the capital city of Russia.
The Munich tramway is the tramway network for the city of Munich in Germany.
The Mykolaiv tram network is the part of the public transportation system that serves Mykolaiv, Ukraine.
Nanjing tram is the tram system of Nanjing city in the Jiangsu of the China.
Trams in New Zealand were a major form of transport from the 19th century into the mid-20th century.
The Newcastle Tram System was an extensive network that operated between Newcastle and the outer suburb of Wallsend from 1887–1950.
The Nizhny Novgorod tram network (Нижегородский трамвай) (formerly Gorky tram network) comprises 16 tramlines and uses a standard Russian broad gauge.
The Oranjestad Streetcar (Tram van Oranjestad) is a single-track tram line in Oranjestad, the capital city of Aruba.
The Perth tramway network served Perth, the capital city of Western Australia, from 1899 until 1958.
Trams in Poznań is a tramway operated by Miejskie Przedsiębiorstwo Komunikacyjne w Poznaniu Sp.
The Prague tramway network is the largest such network in the Czech Republic, consisting of of track, 931 trams, and 21 daytime routes and 9 night routes with a total route length of.
Pyongyang Tram is a tram system in Pyongyang, capital of North Korea.
Rockhampton Council Tramways was a steam tram service which was operated by Rockhampton City Council from 1909 until 1939 in the Central Queensland city of Rockhampton, the only regional city in Queensland to have had a tram service.
The current Rome tram system is a leftover from what once was the largest tram system in Italy.
The Rotterdam tramway network (Rotterdams tramnet) is a key element of the overall public transport arrangements in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Trams in Saint Petersburg are a major mode of public transit in the city of Saint Petersburg, Russia.
The Sofia tram network is a main public transportation facility in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria.
The Stockholm tramway network forms part of the public transport system in Stockholm, the capital city of Sweden.
The Sydney tramway network served the inner suburbs of Sydney, Australia from 1879 until 1961.
Trams in Szczecin is a 12-line, standard gauge tramway system in Szczecin, Poland that has been in operation since 1879 (when the town was Stettin, Prussia).
The Hague Tram (Haagse tram) is a tram network forming part of the public transport system in and around the city of The Hague in South Holland, the Netherlands.
The Turin tramway network (Rete tranviaria di Torino) is an important part, along with the Turin Metro, of the public transport network of the city and comune of Turin, in the Piedmont region, northwest Italy.
The Ulm tramway network (Straßenbahnnetz Ulm) is a network of tramways forming part of the public transport system in Ulm, a city in the federal state of Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Trams in Vienna (Wiener Straßenbahn, in everyday's speech also Bim or Tramway) are a vital part of the public transport system in Vienna, capital city of Austria.
Trams in Warsaw are a (of single track) tram system serving a third of Warsaw, Poland, and serving half the city's population. It operates over 750 cars, and is the second-largest system in the country (after the Silesian system) and one of the biggest in Europe. There are about 27 regular lines, forming a part of the city's integrated public transport system organized by the Warsaw Transport Authority. Since 1994 the system is operated by the municipally-owned company Tramwaje Warszawskie sp. z.o.o.
The Zagreb tram network, run by the Zagrebački električni tramvaj (ZET), consists of 15 day and 4 night lines in Zagreb, Croatia.
Trams make an important contribution to public transport in the city of Zürich in Switzerland.
Tramway is a contemporary visual and performing arts venue located in the Scottish city of Glasgow.
The Tramway Français Standard (TFS) is a type of tram designed and manufactured by Alstom for use on various tramway systems in France.
The Tramway Historical Society Inc.
Tramway track is used on tramways or light rail operations.
Tramway, North Carolina, is an area of Lee County, North Carolina which politically forms part of Sanford.
Tramways & Urban Transit (TAUT or T&UT), also known as Modern Tramway, is a British monthly magazine about tramways and light rail transport, published continuously since 1938.
The Île-de-France tramways (Tramways d'Île-de-France) consists of a network of modern tram lines in the Île-de-France region of France.
Translohr is a rubber-tired tramway (or guided bus) system, originally developed by Lohr Industrie of France and now run by a consortium of Alstom Transport and Fonde stratégique d'investissement (FSI) as newTL, which took over from Lohr in 2012.
Bucharest has the largest transport network in Romania, and one of the largest in Europe.
TRAX is a light rail system in the Salt Lake Valley of Utah, in the United States, serving Salt Lake City and many of its suburbs throughout Salt Lake County.
Trieste (Trst) is a city and a seaport in northeastern Italy.
The Trieste–Opicina tramway (Tranvia Trieste-Opicina, openski tramvaj, Triestine: Tram de Opcina) is an unusual hybrid tramway and funicular railway in the city of Trieste, Italy.
A trolley pole is a tapered cylindrical pole of wood or metal, used to transfer electricity from a "live" overhead wire to the control and the electric traction motors of a tram or trolley bus.
A trolleybus (also known as trolley bus, trolley coach, trackless trolley, trackless tram Joyce, J.; King, J. S.; and Newman, A. G. (1986). British Trolleybus Systems, pp. 9, 12. London: Ian Allan Publishing.. or trolleyDunbar, Charles S. (1967). Buses, Trolleys & Trams. Paul Hamlyn Ltd. (UK). Republished 2004 with or 9780753709702.) is an electric bus that draws power from overhead wires (generally suspended from roadside posts) using spring-loaded trolley poles.
A truck or lorry is a motor vehicle designed to transport cargo.
Tucson is a city and the county seat of Pima County, Arizona, United States, and home to the University of Arizona.
Turin (Torino; Turin) is a city and an important business and cultural centre in northern Italy.
A twin unit or twinset is a set of two railroad cars or locomotives which are permanently coupled and treated as if they were a single unit.
The Ultra Low Floor tram (ULF) is a low-floor tram operating in Vienna, Austria and Oradea, Romania, with the lowest floor-height of any such vehicle.
Ulysses is a modernist novel by Irish writer James Joyce.
Universal Kids is an American digital cable and satellite television network that is owned by the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group subsidiary of NBCUniversal.
Urbos is a family of trams, streetcars, and light rail vehicles built by CAF.
The US Standard Light Rail Vehicle was a light rail vehicle (LRV) built by Boeing Vertol in the 1970s.
Valley Metro Rail (styled corporately as METRO) is a light rail line operating in the U.S. state of Arizona.
Vancouver is a coastal seaport city in western Canada, located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia.
The Vancouver Downtown Historic Railway was a heritage electric railway line that operated from 1998 to 2011 between Granville Island and Olympic Village Station (north of 6th Ave just east of Ash Street) in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
The Variobahn, formerly known as the Variotram, is a German-designed model of articulated low-floor tram and light rail vehicle.
The Tramways vicinaux or Buurtspoorwegen were a system of narrow-gauge tramways or local railways in Belgium, which covered the whole country and had a greater route length than the mainline railway system.
| The Victor Harbor Horse Drawn Tram is located in the city of Victor Harbor, South Australia, Australia.
Victor Harbor is a town located within the City of Victor Harbor on the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula, about south of Adelaide, the capital of South Australia.
Victoria (abbreviated as Vic) is a state in south-eastern Australia.
Vienna (Wien) is the federal capital and largest city of Austria and one of the nine states of Austria.
Volk's Electric Railway (VER) is a narrow gauge heritage railway that runs along a length of the seafront of the English seaside resort of Brighton.
Volkswagen, shortened to VW, is a German automaker founded on 28 May 1937 by the German Labour Front under Adolf Hitler and headquartered in Wolfsburg.
Voltage, electric potential difference, electric pressure or electric tension (formally denoted or, but more often simply as V or U, for instance in the context of Ohm's or Kirchhoff's circuit laws) is the difference in electric potential between two points.
The W-class trams are a family of electric trams built by the Melbourne & Metropolitan Tramways Board (MMTB) between 1923 and 1956.
Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.
Wallaroo is any of three closely related species of moderately large macropod, intermediate in size between the kangaroos and the wallabies.
Warsaw (Warszawa; see also other names) is the capital and largest city of Poland.
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.
Wellington (Te Whanganui-a-Tara) is the capital city and second most populous urban area of New Zealand, with residents.
The Wellington Cable Car is a funicular railway in Wellington, New Zealand, between Lambton Quay, the main shopping street, and Kelburn, a suburb in the hills overlooking the central city, rising over a length of.
The Wellington Tramway Museum is located at Queen Elizabeth Park in New Zealand, near the overbridge at McKay's Crossing between Paekakariki and Paraparaumu.
Ernst Werner Siemens (von Siemens from 1888;; 13 December 1816 – 6 December 1892) was a German inventor and industrialist.
West Midlands Metro is a light-rail/tram line in the county of West Midlands, England, operating between the cities of Birmingham and Wolverhampton via the towns of West Bromwich and Wednesbury.
The West Midlands Metro is a passenger light rail line in the West Midlands conurbation in England, which opened in 1999.
Western Region Megapolis also called Western Region Megapolis Planning Project (WRMPP) is an urban planning, zoning, and development project aimed at creating a planned Megapolis in Sri Lanka's Western Province by 2030.
Westgate is a quickly developing regional town centre in the north west of the city of Auckland, New Zealand.
Westminster Bridge is a road-and-foot-traffic bridge over the River Thames in London, linking Westminster on the west side and Lambeth on the east side.
Westport (Kawatiri) is a town in the West Coast region of the South Island of New Zealand.
The Weymouth Harbour Tramway (also The Quay Branch or Harbour Line) is a disused tramway running entirely on the streets of Weymouth, England from a junction to the north of Weymouth station to Weymouth Quay station at Weymouth Harbour.
Weymouth is a seaside town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast.
The Whangarei Steam and Model Railway Club Inc. was formed in 1978 for the purpose of acquiring, preserving, and operating vintage steam and diesel trains for the education and enjoyment of club members and the general public, the railway operates on Museum Live Days and special occasions over its own 0.8 kilometer main track.
A wheelchair, often abbreviated to just "chair", is a chair with wheels, used when walking is difficult or impossible due to illness, injury, or disability.
A wheelchair lift, also known as a platform lift, or vertical platform lift is a fully powered device designed to raise a wheelchair and its occupant in order to overcome a step or similar vertical barrier.
James Whitaker Wright (9 February 1846 – 26 January 1904) was a company promoter and swindler, who committed suicide at the Royal Courts of Justice in London immediately following his conviction for fraud.
Who Framed Roger Rabbit is a 1988 American live-action/animated fantasy film directed by Robert Zemeckis, produced by Frank Marshall and Robert Watts, and written by Jeffrey Price and Peter S. Seaman.
Wickham railway station is a former railway station which was located in the Newcastle suburb of Wickham, New South Wales.
Wilbert Vere Awdry, OBE (15 June 1911 – 21 March 1997) was an English Anglican cleric, railway enthusiast, and children's author.
William D. Middleton (March 25, 1928 – July 10, 2011) was an American reporter, writer and photographer.
Windsor, Ontario was the first Canadian city with an electric street car system, which was introduced in 1886.
Steel wire rope (right hand langs lay) Wire rope is several strands of metal wire twisted into a helix forming a composite "rope", in a pattern known as "laid rope".
Wolverhampton is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England.
The 1884 World's Fair was held in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.
Wrocław (Breslau; Vratislav; Vratislavia) is the largest city in western Poland.
Wuyishan City is a county-level city in the municipal region of Nanping, in the northwest of Fujian province, People's Republic of China.
The Wynyard Quarter (historically also known as the Western Reclamation, Wynyard Point, Wynyard Wharf or Tank Farm) is a reclaimed piece of land on the Waitematā Harbour at the western edge of the Auckland waterfront, New Zealand.
The Z-class are single-unit bogie trams that operate on the Melbourne tram network.
Zürich or Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland and the capital of the canton of Zürich.
The 1944 World Series was an all-St. Louis World Series, matching up the St. Louis Cardinals and St. Louis Browns at Sportsman's Park.
The 2006 Commonwealth Games, officially the XVIII Commonwealth Games and commonly known as Melbourne 2006, were an international multi-sport event for members of the Commonwealth that were held in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia between 15 and 26 March 2006.
A earthquake occurred in Christchurch on at 12:51 p.m. local time (23:51 UTC).
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