aerial tramway

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Synonyms for aerial tramway

a conveyance that transports passengers or freight in carriers suspended from cables and supported by a series of towers

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As shown in Figure 3, the cableway was supported on approximately 8m high towers made from hardwood poles.
Key words: forestry cableway, winding drums control, hydrostatic drives
A great way to get a bird's eye view of the forest canopy is on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.
The missile was just down the long cableway with liquid fuels that kept your day interesting.
ADPnews) - Sep 29, 2010 - The European Commission said today it had concluded that financial support of CZK 250 million (USD 14m/EUR 10m) for the reconstruction of a cableway on Mount Snezka, a mountain located on the Czech-Polish border, does not constitute state aid in the sense of EU rules.
IF you're in Salzburg for a few days it's well worth buying a Salzburg card - it gives free admission to the city's museums and zoo, free use of the fortress funicular, the Untersberg cableway, River Salzach boat service and public transport.
Whether or not they ride the cableway, and even if the summit is cloud-capped all week, they will remember the sandstone crag that defines the city.
5 kilometre cableway would have 40 to 50 cable cars, and the project is likely to be completed within one year.
Sailors fought the blaze, which spread quickly via a cableway, for 12 hours.
In Guatemala, banana plantation workers would hitch rides with banana baskets hooked to an aerial cableway - running along when the clearance was low, then leaping and soaring while hanging onto the baskets as they crossed roads and rivers.
In the new Budget revision, the Government has set aside 600 million denars for construction of a cableway to the Millennium Cross on Vodno and 180 million denars for adaptation of the Villa "Vodno" and the complex of villas in Ohrid.
Once cut, the stems are transported by cableway to a packing shed, where workers wash and sort the bananas, a process that can use up to 100 times the weight of the fruit in water.
Council leaders say a cableway is a potential solution to improving links between the two areas.
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South African newspaper the Cape Times reported earlier this week that the city of Cape Town has joined with the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Company and Table Mountain National Parks to launch a new initiative that will encourage operators of diesel-powered tour buses in the Cape Peninsula region to shut off their engines while passengers are sightseeing.