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TRAM: British and Australian (American usually streetcar also trolley) noun [C]
An electric vehicle that transports people, usually in cities, and goes along metal tracks in the road. (Taken from the Cambridge English Dictionary)

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In a change of format for 2005 BRITISH TRAMS ONLINE are proud to publish a brief review of the tram events of 2005. Not every event from the past year is covered and some of the photos aren't exactly earth shattering news but every photo on the following eight pages have never been seen on BRITISH TRAMS ONLINE! Thanks to all the regular contributors who have let their photos on the site during 2005, some of which are featured here!

Blackpool Images 1 | Blackpool Images 2 | Blackpool Images 3 | Blackpool Images 4/Crich Images 1 | Crich Images 2/Trampower |
Croydon & DLR Images | Manchester & Midland Metro Images | NET & Sheffield Images

In Nottingham trams are starting to be fitted with CCTV to try and help passengers feel safer and also to record any vital incidents. Here we have 208 at Lace Market heading for Station Street on 10 June 2005.
Photo: Gareth Prior
Despite hopes that they would know whether the proposed extensions of NET will get the go-ahead no decision has been forthcoming from the DfT, something all parties are now anxious for. 215 was captured at Station Street on 11 June 2005.
Photo: Gareth Prior
Stagecoach Supertram are starting to refresh their trams with several now having received electronic destination blinds, CCTV to be fitted and rumours of a start on refurbishing the trams in 2006. 114 was caught on camera at Sheffield Station/Sheffield Hallam University on 9 June 2005.
Photo: Gareth Prior
122 is seen leaving the Halfway terminus on 9 June 2005.
Photo: Gareth Prior