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Noun Concept
Categories: Vertical transport devices, Rail technologies, Funicular railways, Industrial railways, Cable railways
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cable railway  funicular  funicular railway
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A railway up the side of a mountain pulled by a moving cable and having counterbalancing ascending and descending cars WordNet 3.0
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A railway up the side of a mountain pulled by a moving cable and having counterbalancing ascending and descending cars WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
A funicular is a transportation system that uses cable-driven cars to connect points along a steep incline. Wikipedia
A cable railway is a railway that uses a cable, rope or chain to haul trains. Wikipedia
A type of cable railway), a cable railway in which a cable attached moves cars up and down a steep slope Wikipedia Disambiguation
Cable railway in which a cable moves permanently attached rail cars up and down a slope Wikidata
A railway on which the cars are pulled by a moving cable. OmegaWiki
A particular type of rail transit system which ascends a steep urban or mountain incline, having usually two cars sharing a single track, with the cars linked by a cable and an arrangement of pulleys such that the descending car assists in the hoisting of the ascending car, i.e. the two cars serve as counterweights for each other. Wiktionary
Rail transit system. Wiktionary (translation)
A railway on the side of a mountain, pulled by a moving cable. Wiktionary