cable car

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cable car

1. a cabin suspended from and moved by an overhead cable in a mountain area
2. a cableway
3. a passenger car on a cable railway
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lt;B An artist's impression of how the new cablecar above Swansea could look Chris Pyke
The Rigi's sports and holiday region, which covers about 90 square km, is car free, with access only by cablecar or cog wheel railway, so it's safe for children.
The city has begun building small parks and wide, landscaped walkways below the cablecar lines, and the desire for improvement seems to be spreading throughout the barrios.
The torso of a broad shouldered man flows seamlessly from the fabric of an old-fashioned armchair, a mountain goat is half-transformed into a descending cablecar, and a powerfully-built stag sprouts electric lamps instead of antlers.
Libya argues that victims' compensation be based on the precedent of America's payment to the survivors of the Iranian airliner downed in 1988 and the cablecar that fell in the Italian Alps in 1999, when an American warplane severed its cable.
Most tourists will, of course, want to walkup or ride-up the cablecar to the summit of Table Mountain at least once during their stay.
Sur le mouton sautent les puces On the sheep jump the fleas Avec le train roulent les wagons With the train go the carriages Dans la cabine montent les skieurs In the cablecar climb the skiers Sur la neige glissent les voitures On the snow slip the cars
Relax in a beach restaurant Pretty harbour on Naxos, largest of the Cyclades Climb up to Fira by cablecar Sunset in Oia, Santorini Bougainvillea-lined alley on Paros
Mr Thompson said the cablecar plan was in response to a Gateshead Council proposition to install a ski-lift style way of getting passengers from the Quayside to the town centre.
Just up the road, at Fuente De, is the Picos cablecar, which whisks you up the final 2,500ft in four vertiginous minutes for the kind of views you get from a plane.
The easiest ascent is by 360-degree rotating cablecar, a five minute trip which costs less than pounds 10 return, with special family and group packages even less.
Also on the bill at the ECHO Spotlight gig are Warrington band Cablecar.