cable railway


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cable railway

[′kā·bəl ¦rāl‚wā]
(mechanical engineering)
An inclined track on which rail cars travel, with the cars fixed to an endless steel-wire rope at equal spaces; the rope is driven by a stationary engine.
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In the running for Stirling architecture prize - the Norpark Cable Railway, Austria Picture: Courtesy of Werner Huthmacher; Ian Brebner
It is often said that slate was to North Wales what coal was to the South and Llechwedd, near Blaenau Ffestiniog, is an absolute gem of a place to learn more, once you've descended into the extraordinary caverns down the aforementioned mining cable railway into the total darkness that was the grimy and dusty workplace.
Experience history 500 feet underground by descending into The Deep Mine, Europe''''s steepest mining cable railway, and travel back 170 years in a few minutes to meet Sion your ghostly guide through the Deep Mine.
And while you're there, you could take the Metro Alpin, Europe's highest cable railway, all the way up to Mittelallalin and enjoy lunch in the highest revolving restaurant in the world, at 11,500ft.
The 100-year-old cable railway was bringing a coach party down when the accident happened.
Contract notice: New light rail line mannheim-nord, cable railway power plant.
While adventure-loving children will enjoy a visit to the Llechwedd Slate Caverns in Blaenau Ffestiniog, where you can descend nearly 500ft underground on Europe's steepest mining cable railway, explore 10 breathtaking caverns and see a spectacular subterranean lake.
Visitors are requested to use the car parking facilities of the SplE-gen-Tambo AG cable railway.
The venue offers hiking, cycling and skiing and boasts a Au20million cable railway, the UK s highest.
On 30 May 2014, Evo Morales, Bolivian President inaugurated the first segment of the world's highest cable railway line, carrying passengers from city to city from 4,000 metres (13,000 feet) above sea level.
Transport service and realization of the exchange transaction HV cable railway rolling stock MF67 A2/C2 type lines 10 and 12.
The venue provides hiking, cycling and skiing and boasts a Au20million cable railway, the UK s highest.