Cable Transport

Cable transport refers to the broad class of transport modes that rely on vehicles pulled by cables.

     Cable transport refers to the broad class of transport modes that rely on vehicles pulled by cables, rather than having an internal power source. The use of pulleys and balancing of loads going up and down are sometimes elements of cable transport.

Common modes are:

Aerial lifts such as: Aerial tramway, Chairlift, Funitel, Gondola lift, Ski Lift

Surface cable transportation: Cable car, Cable ferry, Funicular, Surface lift

Vertical transportation: Elevator

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