bicable tramway

bicable tramway

[′bī‚kā·bəl ′tram‚wā]
(mechanical engineering)
A tramway consisting of two stationary cables on which the wheeled carriages travel, and an endless rope, which propels the carriages.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.