In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- London Mayor Ken Livingstone recently gave a provisional thumbs-up to a tram link extension to Crystal Palace.
- Preston could have a tram network within a decade, according to council chiefs.
- She pointed out that at present it takes only 20 minutes to get to Manchester by train from Rochdale, but would take longer by tram.
- Locals use strips of tickets which they stamp on board the tram.
- The first step will be the upgrade of the existing line and purchase of new trams.
- Electric trams and buses and a new underground system would be the envy of many western cities.
- She was born in 1899 when horse-drawn trams still trundled through the streets of Southampton.
- The collision happened as the tracks cross yards from the tram stop.
- A covered walkway will link the bus waiting area and tram stop platform.
- All of which means the resort might as well build a new tram.
- He said: ‘Extending the tram network is something we support in principle.’
- The 16-year-old girl boarded the tram in Manchester and travelled to Bury.
- There are about 42 million trips a year on the existing tram network.
- The developments will allow drivers to park their cars and to board trams.
- The horse-drawn trams covered the distance in forty five minutes, and the faster steam trams took twenty five minutes.
- (I caught a tram to work this morning and it only took 20 minutes!
- But we're also seeing lots more shoppers using the bus, tram and train as a convenient and welcome way of coming into our town.
- Bus tickets, tram passes, shopping lists, bits of paper - just like mine!
- Eight new trams are also to be brought onto the network as well as improvements for the disabled.
- Towns and cities considering tram schemes yesterday attacked Government indecision and demanded clear guidelines on what Ministers were prepared to pay for.
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- The tram was built to carry coal from the immediately adjacent coal mine to a row of beehive coking ovens and thence to the smelter furnaces.
- Paddy who was a former miner was delighted with the birthday cake, in the shape of an old tram full of coal.
- The stone was placed on a small cart or flat tram and rolled under the frame and locked in place.
- We were then issued rubber boots and hard hats and were taken several thousand feet into the mine, where we got off the tram to look at one of the orebodies.
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