In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(for trams)→ tramline
- Shanghai began to dismantle its tramways in the 1960s and the last three tramways were dismantled in 1980.
- Because they were built by the same people who built the pre-railroad tramways, and that's the gauge they used.
- They also planned to construct an aerial tramway to bring ore to the mill.
- They built barrel bridges, roads, tramways, light railways, trenches, bunkers, pontoon bridges, trestle bridges and the Inglis Bridge.
- The ruling effectively means any council operating a tramway where rails protrude one-fifth of an inch above road level pose a danger to drivers.
- Miners and managers alike sometimes rode the tram, especially in the winter and early spring when avalanche dangers made the tramways the safest route to the mines.
- In addition there were railways on sugar and banana estates, and tramways in the Kingston metropolitan area and railway lines were laid to facilitate the bauxite mining industry.
- The tramway ended near the Aydin railway station.
- But a 2,200-signature petition was handed to the panel from objectors who want to preserve the area and fear the Victorian tramway might also have to go.
- Turning level into Oaks Road, and across the tramway for the first time with confidence rising, he hit the front and eased away.
- Later, an aerial tramway was built to increase the efficiency of the transportation.
- The newly-constructed tramway route was opened to the public this morning and a ten minutes service will be maintained during the day.
- Isis nodded resolutely and the two managed to retreat to an appreciable distance from the alley, before the girl finally broke down on the tramway; sinking to her knees in the process.
- But then again, I know that at Weymouth (and half a hundred other places for all I know) there is a tramway which took heavy rail vehicles, i.e. trains.
2US(cable railway)funicular masculineteleférico masculine
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