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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With one level for vehicles and a second for cablecars to get pedestrians across the river, the massive structure would provide a modern accompaniment to the region's famed bridges.
In summer they organise mule rides along mountain nature trails, with the mules brought up each day in the cablecars.
Cablecar are Adrian Burrows on vocals and guitar, Dave Cheethamon drums, Matt McWilliams on bass, Rich Robinson on guitar and Mike Fibres on keys.
The cablecar ride is an attraction in itself, with spectacular views over the Chain Bridge and across the River Danube.
We travelled by cablecar from the port of Trapani up a giddy 750 metres to the top of the mountain where we wandered through ancient alleys in the shadow of churches and forts before enjoying sweeping views of the valley and sea beneath us.
Several options are being considered for improving access to the quays, including a pedestrian bridge over the Oakenwellgate junction, a monorail or a cablecar.
This is supplemented by a no-less expansive array of other means of public transport, which is composed of around 500 railway, bus, tram, cablecar and lake boat enterprises.
SIXTEEN officials went on trial yesterday charged with negligence over the deaths of 155 people in an underground cablecar fire at an Austrian ski resort.
The Paradise Point Tramway - a cablecar ride - takes you 700ft up for a wonderful panorama over Charlotte Amalie and the harbour.
A lawyer acting for a US Marine linked with last month's Italian cablecar tragedy has been beaten to death with a hammer.
The purpose-built resort of Sentosa sits on a tiny islet linked to Singapore by a short causeway and scenic cablecar.
Take the cablecar to top of Gibraltar; Sun yourself on the sand at Cannes; P&O's Ventura has amazing facilities including a pool with retractable roof (inset) Main picture: PA