Noun(1) a railway up the side of a mountain pulled by a moving cable and having counterbalancing ascending and descending cars
Adjective(1) relating to or operated by a cable
(1) The resulting funicular depends on the depth of masonry above the voussoirs at the crown of the arch.(2) The Ôö¼├║15 million funicular has also soaked up a large proportion of the taxpayers' money available for supporting Highland developments.(3) Take the funicular railway up Penang Hill, past the old colonial-style bungalows, to see the magnificent views from the top.(4) The first idea to build a funicular is more than 100 years old, from the time when cities like Graz, Zagreb or Budapest realised a similar solution.(5) The big news this year is, of course, the opening of Cairngorm's high-speed funicular railway, a facility that, as far as skiers is concerned, is long overdue.(6) Requiring a more convenient mode of transportation, the idea of a railway was broached in 1897, but it wasn't until 1924 that the funicular railway to the top of Flagstaff Hill was built.(7) Between lakes and mountains, this unusual funicular railway you to explore the Jura landscape.(8) The Government decision means the green light for major work to refurbish Pier Hill and provide a new link through a lift or funicular railway from the High Street to the seafront.(9) Start from the car park under Cairn Gorm, with its new funicular railway, which is still the cause of much debate.(10) So, in April 1884, they opened the first of a series of funicular railways, or elevadores, to tackle the gradients.(11) They drew the inspiration from the inauguration of the first funicular of Mt. Vesuvius.(12) Those inside the funicular railway, trying to make their way up to the 3029m summit station of the glacier, are likely to have been keen young skiers and snow-boarders.(13) Just one day earlier things were very different, with hordes of skiers and snowboarders snaking back into the car park, queuing for a trip on the brand new funicular that opened on Christmas Eve after years of planning and controversy.(14) Because cars are not allowed in the District, this funicular is the best way to get up there.(15) A few yards into the trees we came to a single bright-yellow car of a funicular railway.(16) The enormous growth of tourism in the Alps means funicular railway and cable car operators seek to transport far more visitors than their operations were originally intended for.
(1) funicular railway :: trein het
1. funicular railway ::
2. cable railway ::
Different Formsfunicular, funiculars
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