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Hi TE friends

Today, I show you a tram leaving in the very well known place of Lisbon - Alfama.

I hope you like it and I wish you a nice weekend

About the trams...

A tram, tramcar, trolley, trolleycar, or streetcar is a railborne vehicle, of lighter weight and construction than a train, designed for the transport of passengers (and, very occasionally, freight) within, close to, or between villages, towns and/or cities, on tracks running primarily on streets.

Certain types of cable car are also known as trams.
The Silesian Interurbans and the Melbourne network are claimed to be the largest tram networks in the world. During a while in the 1980s the world's largest tram system was in Leningrad, USSR, being included in Guinness World Records.

Tramways with tramcars or street railways with streetcars were common throughout the industrialised world in the late 19th and early 20th centuries but they disappeared from most British, Canadian and U.S. cities in the mid-20th century. By contrast, trams in continental Europe continued to be widely used. In recent years, they have made a comeback both in many U.S. cities and throughout the world. Many newer light rail systems share features with trams, although a distinction may be drawn between the two, with the term light rail preferred if there is significant off-street running or if there are more than three cars.

Nikon D40X
2009/07/23 19:40:36.8
RAW (12-bit)
Lens: 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6 G
Focal Length: 42mm
Exposure Mode: Manual
Metering Mode: Multi-Pattern
3 sec - F/25
Exposure Comp.: +5.0 EV
Sensitivity: ISO 100
Optimize Image: Vivid
White Balance: Auto
AF Mode: AF-A
Color Mode: Mode IIIa (sRGB)
Tone Comp.: Normal
Hue Adjustment: 0°
Saturation: Enhanced
Sharpening: Medium high

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