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Tramway

Authored by: Christos N. Pyrgidis

Railway Transportation Systems

Print publication date:  February  2016
Online publication date:  April  2016

Print ISBN: 9781482262155
eBook ISBN: 9781315228945
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/b19472-5

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Abstract

The modern tramway is a steel wheel electric train, running almost exclusively at grade along urban or suburban roads. It either shares the same infrastructure as the rest of the road traffic, or it moves on a specially built corridor or, finally, on a segregated (protected) lane, placed at one side, at two opposite sides or in the middle of the roadway.

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