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The remodelado tram

The remodelado tram

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alexander stefanatos


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The remodelado tram

Portugal
Lisbon
on the way to old town Alfama

The Lisbon tramway network is a real attraction and considered among, if not the best in Europe although the construction of Lisbon Metro and the expansion of bus system began the slow decline of the network. The most colorful survivors are the so called "Remodelado trams" representing a desire to combine tradition and modernization but ,in practical terms, to maintain a tram service capable to perform the dificult indulating route through the narrow streets of Alfama district and accomodate well to the steep inclines of the tracks. They may be slow and heavily loading but they are armed with the appropriate acceleration and good breaking to help descend the hills. Using these remodelado trams and especially the most famous No 28 is a very delightful way to reach the Alfama heights and admire the breathtaking view from up there.

In the photo the Remodelado Tram No 28

Comments 11

  • Francesco Macchia 15/03/2016 9:37

    un ambiente molto pittoresco...
    sarà molto bella Lisbona.
    Ciao
  • Vitória Castelo Santos 05/03/2016 22:44

    My beloved 28, the tram of thieves:-)))))
    Here you are between the Santa Luzia church and the Foundation Ricardo Espiriti Santo a very nice museum.
    Greetings
  • Mirjam Burer 05/03/2016 17:47

    you give me fine memories of a great week in Lisbon last year...wonderful the warm colours here and compliment for this one, Alexander...
    éna oraío Savvatokýriako, me agapi..
  • sparkling light 05/03/2016 13:50

    Typically how it winds through the narrow streets of the Alfama. Something not to be missed when there.
    Jost
  • Harold Thompson 05/03/2016 9:40

    Interesting to learn about the history of the trams and to see this particular one well composed
    :-)) Harold
  • Giampiero Mazzoleni 05/03/2016 8:57

    Bellissima !!!
  • Sue Thompson 05/03/2016 8:38

    It sounds and looks like an excellent way to get about in this part of the town... as well as being great fun. It would be my choice to use the tram to get to the top of thosde heights for the view.... and then a slow stroll back down again :)))
    A superb picture with great details and colours.

    :))
  • SINA 05/03/2016 8:14

    Mag ich auch sehr
    wunderbares Licht feine Farbgebung dieser Häuser und der alten Tramm
    eine wieder stimmungsvolle sehr gelungene Aufnahme Alex
    Herzlich Kristine
  • patrick hyrailles 05/03/2016 7:56

    beau cliché bravo
    bon week end
  • Michel C 05/03/2016 5:49

    Très belle série .
    Michel.
  • Carlo.Pollaci 04/03/2016 22:19

    Pittoresco scorcio della splendida Lisbona.
    Un caro saluto,
    Carlo

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Camera NIKON D200
Lens ---
Aperture 8
Exposure time 1/250
Focus length 28.0 mm
ISO 320

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