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Synonyms for cable car

a conveyance for passengers or freight on a cable railway

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One single cable car could hold up to eight people, taking visitors to a height of about 3,000 feet above sea level.
Phase 1 of the project, valued at $14.1m, will include building the parts of the cable car project on Plots 36 and 43.
All 12 of the cable cars kept on dangling in the air.
According to The News, Assistant Commissioner Murree said that an inquiry will be conducted to probe why the cable cars were still operational and strict action will be taken against those who put lives of people at risk.
In November last year, the Department of Transportation (DOTr), with the help of the French government, jumpstarted the feasibility study for an urban cable car project in Metro Manila.
At the helm of the 10-month study are French firms MDP Consulting and Systra, known as international experts in transport infrastructure and cable car systems.
We are bringing in superior technology in running cable cars," said Gerald Muigai, Executive Chairman, Likoni Cable Express Ltd and Trapos Ltd Director.
The Perak state government will not build a cable car system for Taiping's Bukit Larut, a state official announced today to end years of speculation about the project.
There are 11 cities around the world that have cable cars for various needs.
According to the Mayor of Sarajevo Abdulah Skaka, the program marking the birthday of Sarajevo will begin on April 5, when the "Exhibition of Cable Cars" will be opened, created by the curators of the Public Institution Museum of Sarajevo Aida SulejmanagiA, Amra MadA3/4areviA and A1/2anka Dodig.
The project will kick off with 22 cable cars which will carry 38 passengers per cabin, 11,000 commuters per hour in both directions, and have a capacity to transport more than 180,000 commuters per day.
To facilitate the cable car's construction, it was first necessary to build smaller, auxiliary cable cars from the starting station to Skalnate Pleso and from there to the Lomnicky Stit peak.
While cable cars are often only associated with ski destinations and mountainous resorts, the transportation method has been popping up on city skylines around the world.
Another 150 people who were in other cable cars were saved.