cable railway


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a railway up the side of a mountain pulled by a moving cable and having counterbalancing ascending and descending cars

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Get pampered with a trip on the Metro Alpin, Europe's highest cable railway, all the way up to Mittelallalin and enjoy lunch in the world'd highest revolving restaurant.
The resort is enclosed by the headlands of the Great Orme and Little Orme, and weather permitting, visitors can take in the view from the Great Orme by cable railway or cabin lift.
Built in 1974, the cable railway was first the first of its kind to burrow through a mountainside.
He vowed: "We will do everything to find the cause and then take every step to ensure something like this never happens again." The funicular cable railway was believed to be the first of its kind to burrow through a mountainside when it was built in 1974.
The descent on the steepest cable railway in Britain takes you back 160 years, and projections on the cavern walls allow us to meet the mine's owner and founder John Whitehead Greaves, and some of the men and boys who worked underground in the darkness.
Bergen was our final port of call in Norway, famous for its Floibanen Funicular - a cable railway that takes you up Mount Floyen for spectacular views of the delightful town, fjords and mountains.
The Metro Alpin, Europe's highest cable railway, goes all the way to Mittelallalin and the highest revolving restaurant in the world at 11,500ft.
Built in 1974 and modernised six years ago to carry 1,500 passengers to the summit every hour, the cable railway was believed to be the first of its kind to burrow through a mountainside.
100 YEARS AGO: W A Colley, a conductor on the cable railway, who fell from his car on Friday night and sustained a fracture of the skull and other injuries, died yesterday in the General Hospital.
Visitors will be able to take a tour of Llechwedd Slate Cavern in Blaenau Ffestiniog following a journey along the steepest cable railway in Britain.
Visitors will journey 500 ft down into the belly of the mountain in Blaenau Ffestiniog along the steepest cable railway in Britain.
As far as the capital investments are concerned, the expenditure for which has been cut by 18 percent, the double-deckers for Skopje's public transport, the cable railway at Mt.
It should be remembered that this cable railway is one of only three surviving examples of its kind in the world, and is therefore of interest to engineers, urban planners and social historians, as well as those in the field of transportation.