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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The police said Togo apparently fell about 10 meters to his death from a mountain road, about 1 kilometer from the aerial cableway station at the mountain's fifth station.
Ahead you'll pass an eerie sight: stubby, rusted pylons which once supported an aerial cableway whose buckets carried copper ore to the narrow gauge railway to Porthmadog.
Fifteen years ago, the skiers could easily descend the short distance from the top station of the aerial cableway to the slopes, where they started their run down the glacier toward Andermatt.
Now gathering steam under a Queensland Government Environmental Impact Statement process, the self-styled `skyride adventure' claims to be the longest aerial cableway in the world, ferrying up to 1,080 people at any one time along its 11.
Sabine Lehmann, CEO of the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Company and Chairperson of the Table Mountain Official Supporters Committee, reports that the economic impact of the accolade was already being felt.
Some 2174 m above sea-level, Chur's own mountain, Brambruesch/Dreibundenstein, can be reached direct from the Old Town by aerial cableway.
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