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Trams in Tallinn

Index Trams in Tallinn

The Tallinn tram network (Trammiliiklus Tallinnas) is the only tram network in Estonia. [1]

45 relations: Accessibility, ČKD, Belgium, Bus, Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles, Cottbus, Czechoslovakia, Direct current, Dissolution of the Soviet Union, East Germany, Erfurt, Estonia, Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic, Frankfurt (Oder), Gera, Germany, Gothaer Waggonfabrik, Greenwashing, Horsecar, Internal combustion engine, KTNF6, Lasnamäe, Low-floor tram, Overhead line, Prague, Public transport in Tallinn, Saint Petersburg, Soviet Union, Spain, Sweden, Tallinn, Tallinna Linnatranspordi AS, Tatra KT4, Tatra T4, Track gauge conversion, Tram, Tram engine, Transport in Estonia, Treaty of Tartu (Russian–Estonian), Trolleybus, Viru Square, Volt, World War I, World War II, 5 ft and 1520 mm gauge railways.

Accessibility

Accessibility refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people who experience disabilities.

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ČKD

ČKD (Českomoravská Kolben-Daněk) was one of the largest engineering companies in the former Czechoslovakia and today's Czech Republic.

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Belgium

Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg.

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Bus

A bus (archaically also omnibus, multibus, motorbus, autobus) is a road vehicle designed to carry many passengers.

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Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles

Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (Grupo CAF) (literally "Construction & Other Railway Services") is a Spanish publicly-listed company which manufactures railway vehicles and equipment. It is based in Beasain in the Basque Country. Equipment manufactured by Grupo CAF includes light rail vehicles, rapid transit trains, railroad cars and locomotives, as well as variable gauge axles that can be fitted on any existing truck or bogie. Over the 20 years from the early 1990s, CAF benefitted from the rail investment boom in its home market in Spain to become a world player with a broad technical capability, able to manufacture almost any type of rail vehicle. CAF has supplied railway rolling stock to a number of major urban transit operators around Europe, the US, South America, East Asia, India and North Africa.

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Cottbus

Cottbus is a university city and the second-largest city in Brandenburg, Germany.

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Czechoslovakia

Czechoslovakia, or Czecho-Slovakia (Czech and Československo, Česko-Slovensko), was a sovereign state in Central Europe that existed from October 1918, when it declared its independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire, until its peaceful dissolution into the:Czech Republic and:Slovakia on 1 January 1993.

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Direct current

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

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Dissolution of the Soviet Union

The dissolution of the Soviet Union occurred on December 26, 1991, officially granting self-governing independence to the Republics of the Soviet Union.

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East Germany

East Germany, officially the German Democratic Republic (GDR; Deutsche Demokratische Republik, DDR), existed from 1949 to 1990 and covers the period when the eastern portion of Germany existed as a state that was part of the Eastern Bloc during the Cold War period.

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Erfurt

Erfurt is the capital and largest city in the state of Thuringia, central Germany.

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Estonia

Estonia (Eesti), officially the Republic of Estonia (Eesti Vabariik), is a sovereign state in Northern Europe.

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Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic

The Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic (Estonian SSR or ESSR; Eesti Nõukogude Sotsialistlik Vabariik ENSV; Эстонская Советская Социалистическая Республика ЭССР, Estonskaya Sovetskaya Sotsialisticheskaya Respublika ESSR), also known as Soviet Estonia or Estonia was an unrecognized republic of the Soviet Union, administered by a subordinate of the Government of the Soviet Union.

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Frankfurt (Oder)

Frankfurt (Oder) (also Frankfurt an der Oder, abbreviated Frankfurt a. d. Oder, Frankfurt a. d. O., Frankf., 'Frankfurt on the Oder') is a town in Brandenburg, Germany, located on the Oder River, on the German-Polish border directly opposite the town of Słubice, which was part of Frankfurt until 1945.

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Gera

Gera is the third-largest city in Thuringia, Germany, with 96,000 inhabitants, located south of Leipzig, east of Erfurt and west of Dresden.

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Germany

Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.

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Gothaer Waggonfabrik

Gothaer Waggonfabrik (Gotha, GWF) was a German manufacturer of rolling stock established in the late nineteenth century at Gotha.

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Greenwashing

Greenwashing (a compound word modelled on "whitewash"), also called "green sheen", is a form of spin in which green PR or green marketing is deceptively used to promote the perception that an organization's products, aims or policies are environmentally friendly.

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Horsecar

A horsecar, or horse-drawn tram, is an animal-powered (usually horse) tram or streetcar.

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Internal combustion engine

An internal combustion engine (ICE) is a heat engine where the combustion of a fuel occurs with an oxidizer (usually air) in a combustion chamber that is an integral part of the working fluid flow circuit.

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KTNF6

The Tatra KTNF6 is a modernized tram, type KT4, rebuilt with a central low-floor segment.

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Lasnamäe

Lasnamäe is the most populous administrative district of Tallinn, the capital of Estonia.

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Low-floor tram

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

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Overhead line

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

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Prague

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.

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Public transport in Tallinn

Public transport in Tallinn consists of bus, tram, trolleybus, train and ferry services.

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Saint Petersburg

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).

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Soviet Union

The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.

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Spain

Spain (España), officially the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España), is a sovereign state mostly located on the Iberian Peninsula in Europe.

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Sweden

Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.

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Tallinn

Tallinn (or,; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of Estonia.

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Tallinna Linnatranspordi AS

Tallinna Linnatranspordi AS (TLT) is a transportation company owned by the city of Tallinn, Estonia.

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Tatra KT4

Tatra KT4 is the name of a four-axle type articulated tramcar developed by the Czech firm ČKD Tatra.

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Tatra T4

T4 is the name of a tram produced by ČKD Tatra.

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Track gauge conversion

Gauge conversion is the change of one railway track gauge to another.

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Tram

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

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Tram engine

A tram engine is a steam locomotive specially built, or modified, to work on a street, or roadside, tramway.

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Transport in Estonia

Transport in Estonia relies mainly on road and rail networks.

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Treaty of Tartu (Russian–Estonian)

Tartu Peace Treaty (Tartu rahu, literally "Tartu peace") or Treaty of Tartu is a peace treaty between Estonia and Soviet Russia signed on February 2, 1920 ending the Estonian War of Independence.

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Trolleybus

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.

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Viru Square

Viru Square (Viru väljak) was a square in the center of Tallinn, Estonia.

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Volt

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

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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5 ft and 1520 mm gauge railways

Railways with a railway track gauge of were first constructed in the United Kingdom and the United States.

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References

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

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