funicular railway

Definitions of funicular railway

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

cable railway, funicular
Type of:
railroad, railroad line, railway, railway line, railway system
line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight

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