ropeway


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ropeway

[′rōp‚wā]
(engineering)
One or a pair of steel cables between several supporting towers which serve as tracks for transporting materials in mountainous areas or at sea.
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Jammu ropeway, which is considered as a dream project of the people in the region, will start from Bahu Fort and will go till Peer Kho, via the Maha Maya temple.
A mechanism in the stations opens the detachable grip of the material buckets, removes them from the ropeway, and slows each down, Doppelmayr reported.
Kolkata: Ropeways, mostly seen in hill stations in India, will now help commuters beat the congested roads in Kolkata.
There are also smaller ropeway projects to help farmers get their produce to markets quicker.
particular, 673 out of 711 polled tourists said they felt absolutely safe in the cabin of the ropeway.
The steep decrease in the 2000 season, which ran from November through March, was caused by the sluggish economy, weakened interest in skiing among young people and unfavorable weather, said the Hokkaido Ropeway and Lift Association.
500 crore for the implementation of ropeway projects in the state.
The court also expressed shock on the state government's U- turn regarding setting up of a ropeway in Rohtang.
He has sponsored the building of the ropeway in Tatev and is now funding
Lahore, May 10, 2010 (Frontier Star): Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has given approval for the establishment of Murree Tourism Development Project (MTDP) for the speedy execution of interrelated and inter-connected projects including parking plazas, ropeway system and provision of transit transport at Murree.
Events included an obstacle course, archery, an aerial ropeway and a mountain bike challenge.