Definitions for cable railway
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a railway on which the cars are pulled by a moving cable under the roadway.
Origin of cable railway:
cable railway, funicular, funicular railway(noun)
a railway up the side of a mountain pulled by a moving cable and having counterbalancing ascending and descending cars
A cable railway is a steeply graded railway that uses a cable or rope to haul trains.
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