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Originally begun specifically for trolleys (called trams outside the USofA and Canada), this webring focused on electric streetcars deriving their power from overhead wires. (The term derives from the trolley wheel which trolled the power line to pickup the electric power.) It has since expanded to include streetcars, light rail and subways, which serve similar purposes in our cities.
 

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   Railroad History New Haven RR and New England Preview Go
Home to everything you ever wanted to know about railroad history of the New Haven Railroad and New England. Links to many railroad resources. Of interest to the railroad manager, railfans, advocates of super railroads, railroad historians. The one source to go to for railroad history.
   Nice Tramway Inauguration Preview Go
Nice, France, November 24, 2007: the new tram opens. First Tram, operated by Myriam Dalmasso, breaks through a paper barrier at Place Massena amidst a shower of confetti. The rides began after a marvelous "Niçois Buffet". Seems like everyone in the immediate area wanted to experience the tram! Couldn`t believe the number of Nice residents who had never been to Nice-Nord or Nice Est!
   Fishkill Landing Railroad Reconstruction Preview Go
The Reconstruction of the NYC and rebuilding at Fishkill Landing starting in 1913. The Newburgh, Dutchess and Connecticut Railroad became part of the Central New England Railway (CNE). The New York Central ran from New York City to Albany and beyond through the Hudson Valley. The two roads met at Fishkill Landing.


   Connecticut Trolley Museum Preview Go
The Connecticut Trolley Museum is officially the Connecticut Electric Railway Association. It is located in East Windsor Connecticut. This is an Unofficial Site about this great tourist attraction.
   Public Transportation: North American rail systems Preview Go
Comprehensive list of the tram, trolley, light rail, heavy rail, subway, commuter rail systems in North America. Find out who owns them, who runs them, where they go, what equipment they have.
   The Trolley in Connecticut Preview Go
All about the trolley and electric railroading in Connecticut. The Connecticut Company was the biggest and it was owned by the New Haven Railroad. Even today, there are two trolley museums.
   Railroads and Transit in Florida Preview Go
A collection of articles about Railroads and Transit in Florida. Includes METRORAIL and TRI-RAIL.
   Nice France Tramway Preview Go
The Tramway de Nice was designed to serve most of the population of Nice, as the city is situated along a seaside, the line does not have to traverse it. Instead it was drawn as a U shape, passing through the centre.
   Commuter Trains Preview Go
Most railroad passengers today are commuters. All about the various North American commuter rail systems. Lots of statistics on route miles, passengers.
   Tram and Trolleybus Images Preview Go
This site specialises in high quality images of trams on current systems in Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney, and closed systems in Ballarat, Bendigo and Brisbane, Australia. It also contains images of double deck trams in Hong Kong and Blackpool, UK together with LRT systems in Tuen Mun, H






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