rack railway


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Synonyms for rack railway

railway for steep mountains

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Reached by a rack railway, the castle is perched on a 321m mountain in the Siebengebirge mountain range.
The Snowdon Mountain Railway is Britain's highest rack railway and has been running since 1896.
This city has a well planned public transport system with buses, trolley buses, trams, a rubber-tyred underground, one steel wheel on steel rail underground line which is part rack railway and then runs over a former railway and a couple of funiculars for good measure.
Monday: Comfortable trip by Gomergrat rack railway into the midst of Switzerland's beautiful circle of mountains over 4'000 m