cog railway


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cog railway

[¦käg ′rāl‚wā]
(civil engineering)
A steep railway that employs a cograil that meshes with a cogwheel on the locomotive to ensure traction.
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And the amazing Gornergrat cog railway, the highest open-air cog railway in Europe, means that you can enjoy the gourmet dining experience whether skiing or on foot -- the Gornergrat Gourmet ticket will take you from the town right up to the Kulmhotel at 3,100m where you can enjoy an Apero Riche with local Valais delicacies followed by a trip (we did it on skis but you can do it on a sledge) down the mountain a short way to the amazing Hotel Riffelberg where they served a delicious three-course lunch.
Cog Railway: A railway with a toothed rack rail between the tracks.
At this time, Manitou Springs and the Railway Depot are not threatened, however, as a precautionary move, we are not running trains today," the Pikes Peak Cog Railway authorities said in a statement on Monday.
With its stunning views of the Matterhorn, it is one of the busiest of Switzerland's 153 Berghutten, but to get there from Zermatt still involves a trip by cog railway followed by a three-hour hike across two glaciers and a scramble up a rock face.
Washington Cog Railway is its historical steam engines, a new diesel-powered locomotive has been added to the fleet, and it is being fueled by B20 biodiesel.
Moving on to New Hampshire he arrives in the midst of the Presidential Primaries, joining the campaign trail of doomed hopeful Mitt Romney, who barely gets a name-check before the scenery moves again, this time to the world's first cog railway, pushing trippers to the top of Mount Washington.
My 12-year-old daughter Lara sat enthralled as the tiny cog railway strained its way up to 1,274 metres through a Narnia-like landscape of ice, half-frozen waterfalls and snow-bowed trees.
Near the summit visitor center and cog railway line sits the Army's Maher Memorial Altitude Laboratory, the base of operations to conduct alpine research and house study volunteers.
Air Force Academy, the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and an excursion to the top of Pikes Peak on the Cog Railway. When it's time to relax and refresh, guests can enjoy a selection of 14 restaurants and lounges run by Master Chef Sigi Eisenberger and his staff.
These include the underground, the trams, buses, the cog railway, the funicular railway and the narrow gauge line which takes you up into the hills overlooking Budapest.
Continue to the cog railway station for a look at the little engines and the gingerbread house-like depot.
BERLIN: The Coos County commissioners have told the county planning board to investigate allegations that an illegal road was built up Mount Washington alongside The Cog Railway. The commissioners said they will then review the board's report and consider what action "if any" is appropriate, said commissioner Paul Grenier.