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Funicular

A funicular railway, is a cable railway in which a cable attached to a pair of tram-like vehicles on rails moves them up and down a steep slope.

Fri, 8 Apr 2011 04:36:56

      A funicular railway, is a cable railway in which a cable attached to a pair of tram-like vehicles on rails moves them up and down a steep slope.; the ascending and descending vehicles counterbalance each other.

      The word is from the Latin funiculus, a diminutive of funis, "rope".

Funicular going up hill.