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  • n  a conveyance that transports passengers or freight in carriers suspended from cables and supported by a series of towers
  • n  the track on which trams or streetcars run

  • The tramway's cars (one going in each direction) will hold 80 passengers, who might not want to risk a ski run down San Jacinto's craggy sides, but can at least enjoy a 100-mile .
  • But what was not long ago a desolate downtown patch of rail sidings and weeds is now a nearly complete 77-acre complex of gleaming pavilions, an aerial tramway, a fabric-covered .
  • But Nantes' pride and joy is its transportation system, which includes a tramway network and a fleet of 155 buses that run on natural gas.
News & Articles

  • Trams' ore-hauling heyday over
    One of the great advances that occurred in Western mining in the 19th century was the aerial tramway.
    June 17, 2013 - Arizona Daily Star
  • Hikers rescued on Mount San Jacinto trails
    A member of the rescue team is dropped off by a CHP helicopter after assisting a couple of hikers suffering from heat exhaustion while hiking the Skyline trail, which starts in Palm Springs and ends near the top of the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway.
    June 17, 2013 - The Desert Sun
  • UPDATED: 519 get power back; Tramway Blvd. open
    Traffic on Tramway Blvd. was flowing normally early Wednesday morning after being closed for more than 24-hours. Albuquerque’s major foothill thoroughfare was closed after powerful “microburst” winds snapped utility poles... Read more »
    June 12, 2013 - Albuquerque Journal

  • Gordon Marsden in This Is Lancashire
    Gordon Marsden, MP for Blackpool South, said: "My colleague Joan Humble and I have lobbied long and hard for this investment in Blackpool's iconic tramway. This vital injection of cash from the Government will bring our Tram network up to 21st...
  • Richard Shelby in The Decatur Daily
    The tramway at the Space and Rocket Center will connect the botanical gardens to the museum complex, allowing tourists convenient access to both attractions,said Shelby.
  • Gerald Tremblay in South Asian Women's Forum
    The metro costs 150 million Canadian dollars (99 million euros) a kilometer. The tramway is 50 million Canadian dollars, a third of the cost,Tremblay told reporters on the inaugural ride.

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