Definition of cable railway in English:

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cable railway


A railway along which carriages are drawn by a continuous cable.
Example sentences
  • Board the longest and highest cable railway in the world for a climb up 15, 630-foot-tall Pico Espejo, an ascent of about an hour.
  • Extensive maintaining comes twice a year (autumn, spring), when cable railway is not open to public.
  • The Katoomba Scenic Railway is the sole surviving cable railway in the Blue Mountains.
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