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Funicular

A funicular, also known as an inclined plane or cliff 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 counterbalancing each other. [1]

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Aerial tramway

An aerial tramway, cable car, ropeway or aerial tram is a type of aerial lift which uses one or two stationary ropes for support while a third moving rope provides propulsion.

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Air Itam

Air Itam (Chinese: 亚依淡, Penang Hokkien: ai tam) (Malay for black water) is a town in Penang, Malaysia.

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Allegheny Mountains

The Allegheny Mountain Range —also spelled Alleghany, Allegany and, informally, the Alleghenies—is part of the vast Appalachian Mountain Range of the eastern United States and Canada where it posed a significant barrier to land travel in less technologically advanced eras.

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Allegheny Portage Railroad

The Allegheny Portage Railroad was the first railroad constructed through the Allegheny Mountains in central Pennsylvania, United States.

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Altadena, California

Altadena is an unincorporated area and census-designated place in Los Angeles County, California, United States, approximately 14 miles (23 km) from the downtown Los Angeles Civic Center, and directly north of the city of Pasadena, California.

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Andrew Smith Hallidie

Andrew Smith Hallidie (March 16, 1836–April 24, 1900) was the promoter of the Clay Street Hill Railroad in San Francisco, USA.

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Angels Flight

Angels Flight (or Angel's Flight) is a landmark narrow gauge funicular railway in the Bunker Hill district of Downtown Los Angeles, California.

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Archbishopric of Salzburg

The Archbishopric of Salzburg was a Prince-Bishopric and state of the Holy Roman Empire for many centuries.

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Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan (Azərbaycan), officially the Republic of Azerbaijan (Azərbaycan Respublikası), is a transcontinental country in the Caucasus region, situated at the crossroads of Eastern Europe and Western Asia.

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Baku

Baku (Bakı) is the capital and largest city of Azerbaijan, as well as the largest city on the Caspian Sea and of the Caucasus region.

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Baku Funicular

Baku Funicular (Bakı funikulyoru) is a funicular system in Baku, Azerbaijan.

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Beacon, New York

Beacon is a city located in Dutchess County, New York, United States.

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Bergen

Bergen (in dialects of the city) is a city and municipality on the Bergen Peninsula in Hordaland county on the west coast of Norway.

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Bom Jesus funicular

The Bom Jesus funicular (Elevador do Bom Jesus) is a funicular located in Bom Jesus do Monte, city of Braga, Portugal.

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Bournemouth

Bournemouth is a large coastal resort town on the south coast of England directly to the east of the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site.

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Braga

Braga is a city and a municipality in the northwestern Portuguese district of Braga, in the historical and cultural Minho Province.

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Broseley

Broseley is a small town in Shropshire, England, with a population of 4,912 (2001 census).

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Brownfield land

Brownfield is a term used in urban planning to describe land previously used for industrial purposes or some commercial uses.

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Budapest Castle Hill Funicular

The Budapest Castle Hill Funicular or Budavári Sikló is a funicular railway in the city of Budapest, in Hungary.

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Bulnes (Cabrales)

Bulnes is one of nine parishes (administrative divisions) in Cabrales, a municipality within the province and autonomous community of Asturias, in northern Spain.

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Cable car

A cable car is any of a variety of transportation systems relying on cables to pull vehicles along or lower them at a steady rate.

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Cable car (railway)

A cable car in the context of mass transit is a system using rail cars that are hauled by a continuously moving cable running at a constant speed.

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Cable ferry

A cable ferry (also called chain ferry, swing ferry, floating bridge, or punt) is a ferry that is guided (and in many cases propelled) across a river or large body of water by cables connected to both shores.

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Cable railway

A cable railway (also known as an incline or inclined plane) is a steeply graded railway that uses a cable or rope wound about a cable winch system similar to a ski lift mechanism powered by a stationary engine to haul trains on adversely steep grades.

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Canal

Canals and navigations are human-made channels for water.

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Canal inclined plane

An inclined plane is a system used on some canals for raising boats between different water levels.

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Cape Point

Cape Point is a promontory at the southeast corner of the Cape Peninsula, which is a mountainous and scenic landform that runs north-south for about thirty kilometres at the extreme southwestern tip of the African continent in the Republic of South Africa.

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Carl Roman Abt

Carl Roman Abt (1850 – 1933Herring, Peter (2000).) was a Swiss mechanical engineer, inventor and entrepreneur.

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Carmelit

The Carmelit (כַּרְמְלִית) is an underground funicular railway and Subway unit in Haifa, Israel.

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Centre for Alternative Technology

The Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) (Canolfan y Dechnoleg Amgen) is an eco-centre in Powys, mid-Wales, dedicated to demonstrating and teaching sustainable development.

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Centre for Alternative Technology Railway

The Centre for Alternative Technology Railway is a funicular located in the Centre for Alternative Technology, Powys, Wales.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee

Chattanooga is the fourth-largest city in the U.S. state of Tennessee, with a population of 167,674 as of the 2010 census, and an estimated population of 171,279 in 2012.

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Chiaia Funicular

The Chiaia Funicular (Italian: Funicolare Chiaia) is a funicular railway line that forms part of the Metropolitana di Napoli (Napoli Metro), which is the main part of the metro system for the city of Naples, Italy.

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Cityplace/Uptown (DART station)

Cityplace/Uptown (formerly Cityplace) is a DART Light Rail station located in the Cityplace district of Dallas, Texas (USA) beneath North Central Expressway (US 75) at Haskell Avenue.

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County Tyrone

County Tyrone is one of the six counties of Northern Ireland.

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Croatia

Croatia (Hrvatska), officially the Republic of Croatia (Republika Hrvatska), is a sovereign state at the crossroads of Central Europe, Southeast Europe, and the Mediterranean.

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Dallas

Dallas is a major city in Texas and is the largest urban center of the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States.

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Delaware River

The Delaware River is a major river on the Atlantic coast of the United States.

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Devon

Devon (archaically known as Devonshire) is a county of England, reaching from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south.

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Dnieper

The Dnieper River is one of the major rivers of Europe (fourth by length), rising near Smolensk, Russia and flowing through Russia, Belarus and Ukraine to the Black Sea.

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Dresden Funicular Railway

The Dresden Funicular Railway (Standseilbahn Dresden) is a funicular in Dresden, Germany connecting the districts of Loschwitz, near the "Blue Wonder" bridge, and Weisser Hirsch.

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Dukart's Canal

Dukart's Canal was built to provide transport for coal from the Drumglass Colleries to the Coalisland Canal, in Tyrone, Northern Ireland.

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Duquesne Heights (Pittsburgh)

Duquesne Heights is a neighborhood in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's south city area.

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Duquesne Incline

The Duquesne Incline is an inclined plane railroad located near Pittsburgh's South Side neighborhood and scaling Mt. Washington.

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Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower ('tour Eiffel') is an iron lattice tower located on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France.

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Elevador da Glória

The Glória Funicular (Elevador da Glória) is a funicular that links Baixa (Restauradores Square) with Bairro Alto (Jardim / Miradouro de São Pedro de Alcântara), in Lisbon, Portugal.

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Elevator

An elevator (lift in British English) is a type of vertical transport equipment that moves people or goods between floors (levels, decks) of a building, vessel, or other structure.

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Falls Incline Railway

The Falls Incline Railway, originally known as the Horseshoe Falls Incline is a funicular railway in the city of Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

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Fisherman's Walk Cliff Railway

The Fisherman's Walk Cliff Railway, or Southbourne Cliff Railway, is a funicular railway located in Southbourne, a seaside suburb of the English seaside resort of Bournemouth.

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Flange

A flange is an external or internal ridge, or rim (lip), for strength, as the flange of an iron beam such as an I-beam or a T-beam; or for attachment to another object, as the flange on the end of a pipe, steam cylinder, etc., or on the lens mount of a camera; or for a flange of a rail car or tram wheel.

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Fløibanen

Fløibanen is a funicular in Bergen, Norway which runs up the mountain of Fløyen.

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Fribourg

Fribourg (Fribôrg/Friboua,; Freiburg or Freiburg im Üechtland, Swiss German pronunciation:; Friburgo or Friborgo; Friburg) is the capital of the Swiss canton of Fribourg and the district of Sarine.

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Funicular railways of Valparaíso

Valparaíso in Chile has had up to 26 working funicular railways - most are now inactive, as of 2013 eight are still in active use.

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Funiculars of Lyon

The Funiculars of Lyon (Funiculaires de Lyon) is a network of funicular railways in Lyon, France.

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Funiculì, Funiculà

"Funiculì, Funiculà" is a famous Neapolitan song composed in 1880 by Luigi Denza, with lyrics by Peppino Turco.

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Gelmersee

Gelmersee (or Lake Gelmer) is a reservoir in Bernese Oberland, Switzerland.

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George Town, Penang

George Town (also less commonly spelt as Georgetown) is the capital and largest city of the state of Penang, Malaysia.

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Giessbachbahn funicular

The Giessbachbahn (GbB) is a historic funicular in the Swiss canton of Berne and municipality of Brienz.

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Grade (slope)

The grade (also called slope, incline, gradient, pitch or rise) of a physical feature, landform or constructed line refers to the tangent of the angle of that surface to the horizontal.

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Gravity railroad

A gravity railroad (American English) or gravity railway (British English) is a railroad on a slope that allow cars carrying minerals or passengers to coast down the slope by the force of gravity alone.

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Great Orme

The Great Orme (Y Gogarth or Pen y Gogarth) is a prominent limestone headland on the north coast of Wales, next to the town of Llandudno.

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Great Orme Tramway

The Great Orme Tramway (Tramffordd y Gogarth) is a cable-hauled gauge tramway in Llandudno in north Wales.

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GreenWood Forest Park

GreenWood Forest Park (formerly The GreenWood Centre) is a theme park at Y Felinheli in North Wales.

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Gubałówka Hill Funicular

The Gubałówka Hill Funicular is located in Zakopane, Poland and ascends the Gubałówka mountain.

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Gwynedd

Gwynedd is an area in north-west Wales, named after the old Kingdom of Gwynedd.

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Haifa

Haifa (חֵיפָה,, colloquial; حيفا) is the largest city in northern Israel, and the third largest city in the country, with a population of over 277,082.

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Hemp

Hemp (from Old English hænep) is a commonly used term for high-growing varieties of the Cannabis plant and its products, which include fiber, oil, and seed.

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Henry E. Huntington

Henry Edwards Huntington (February 27, 1850, Oneonta, New York–May 23, 1927, Philadelphia) was an American railroad magnate and collector of art and rare books.

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Hohensalzburg Castle

Hohensalzburg Castle (Festung Hohensalzburg, literally "High Salzburg Fortress") sits atop the Festungsberg, a small hill in the Austrian city of Salzburg.

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Huntington station (Washington Metro)

Huntington is an island platformed Washington Metro station in Huntington, Virginia, United States (though its mailing address says Alexandria).

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Huntington, Virginia

Huntington is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States.

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Hydropower

Hydropower or water power (from the ύδρω, "water") is power derived from the energy of falling water or fast running water, which may be harnessed for useful purposes.

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Incline elevator

An incline elevator is an elevator that runs on a non-perpendicular angle.

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Industry, California

Industry, officially City of Industry, is an industrial suburb of Los Angeles in the San Gabriel Valley region of Los Angeles County.

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Israel

Israel, officially the State of Israel (מְדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל; دولة إِسْرَائِيل), is a country in West Asia, situated at the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Gulf of Aqaba in the Red Sea.

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Istanbul

Istanbul (İstanbul), once known as Constantinople, is the most populous city in Turkey, and the country's economic, cultural, and historical center.

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Italy

Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe.

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Johnstown Inclined Plane

The Johnstown Inclined Plane is a funicular in Johnstown, Cambria County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

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Johnstown, Pennsylvania

Johnstown is a city in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States, west-southwest of Altoona and east of Pittsburgh.

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Kander (Switzerland)

The Kander is a river in Switzerland.

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Kaprun disaster

The Kaprun disaster was a fire that occurred in an ascending train in the tunnel of the Gletscherbahn Kaprun 2 funicular in Kaprun, Austria, on 11 November 2000.

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Katoomba Scenic World

Katoomba Scenic World is a privately owned tourist attraction located in Katoomba in the world heritage-listed Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia, about 100 kilometres west of Sydney.

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Kiev

Kiev or Kyiv (Київ; Киев) is the capital and largest city of Ukraine, located in the north central part of the country on the Dnieper River.

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Kiev Funicular

The Kiev funicular (Київський фунікулер; Киевский фуникулёр) serves the city of Kiev, connecting the historic Uppertown, and the lower commercial neighborhood of Podil through the steep Volodymyrska Hill overseeing the Dnieper River.

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Lago Ritom

Lago Ritom is a lake in the Piora valley, Ticino, Switzerland.

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas, (locally, also pronounced as) officially the City of Las Vegas and often known as simply Vegas, is a city in the United States, the most populous city in the state of Nevada, the county seat of Clark County, and the city proper of the Las Vegas Valley.

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Latin

Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.

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Legoland Windsor Resort

Legoland Windsor Resort, also known as Legoland Windsor, is a child-oriented theme park and resort in Windsor, Berkshire in England, themed around the Lego toy system.

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List of funicular railways

This is a list of funicular railways, organised by place within country and continent.

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Llandudno

Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea.

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Lock (water transport)

A lock is a device used for raising and lowering boats, ships and other watercraft between stretches of water of different levels on river and canal waterways.

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Lookout Mountain

Lookout Mountain is a mountain ridge located at the northwest corner of the U.S. state of Georgia, the northeast corner of Alabama, and along the southern border of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

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Lookout Mountain Incline Railway

The Lookout Mountain Incline Railway is a inclined plane railway located along the side of Lookout Mountain in the historic St. Elmo neighborhood of Chattanooga, Tennessee, in the United States.

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Lucerne

Lucerne (Luzern,; Lucerne,; Lucerna,; Lucerna; Lucerne Swiss-German: Lozärn) is a city in central Switzerland, in the German-speaking portion of the country.

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Lugano

Lugano (Lugano; Ticinese: Lügàn) is a city in southern Switzerland, in the Italian-speaking canton of Ticino, which borders Italy.

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Lugano railway station

Lugano railway station (Stazione di Lugano) is the main railway station of the city of Lugano, in the Swiss canton of Ticino.

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Luxor Las Vegas

Luxor Las Vegas is a hotel and casino on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada.

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Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway

The Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway is a water-powered funicular railway joining the twin towns of Lynton and Lynmouth on the rugged coast of North Devon.

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Main Line of Public Works

The Main Line of Public Works was a railroad and canal system across southern Pennsylvania between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.

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Martyrs' Lane

Martyrs' Lane, Alley of Martyrs or Şəhidlər Xiyabanı (transliterated to Shehidler Khiyabani), formerly The Kirov Park, is a cemetery and memorial in Baku, Azerbaijan dedicated to those killed by the Soviet Army during Black January and later to those killed in Nagorno-Karabakh War.

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Matthäus Lang von Wellenburg

Matthäus Lang von Wellenburg (1469 – 30 March 1540) was a statesman of the Holy Roman Empire, a Cardinal and Prince-Archbishop of Salzburg from 1519 to his death.

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Millennium Bridge Inclined Lift

The London Millennium Funicular railway is located in the City of London next to the northern end of the Millennium Bridge.

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Millennium Bridge, London

The Millennium Bridge, officially known as the London Millennium Footbridge, is a steel suspension bridge for pedestrians crossing the River Thames in London, linking Bankside with the City of London.

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Mine railway

A mine railway (or mine railroad, U.S.), sometimes pit railway, is a railway constructed to carry materials and workers in and out of a mine.

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Monongahela Incline

The Monongahela Incline, built by John Endres in 1870, is located near the Smithfield Street Bridge in Pittsburgh.

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Monongahela River

The Monongahela River — often referred to locally as the Mon — is a U.S. Geological Survey.

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Montesanto Funicular

The Montesanto Funicular (Italian: Funicolare di Montesanto), is a funicular railway line that forms part of the Metropolitana di Napoli (Naples Metro), which is the main part of the metro system for the city of Naples, Italy.

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Morris Canal

| The Morris Canal was a 107-mile (172-km) canal across northern New Jersey in the United States.

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Mount Beacon Incline Railway

The narrow gauge Mount Beacon Incline Railway was a popular tourist attraction in Beacon, New York, USA, and the neighboring Town of Fishkill.

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Mount Lowe (California)

Mount Lowe is a mountain on the southern fold of the San Gabriel Mountains.

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Mount Lowe Railway

The Mount Lowe Railway was the third in a series of scenic mountain railroads in America created as a tourist attraction on Echo Mountain and Mount Lowe, north of Los Angeles, California.

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Mount Vesuvius

Mount Vesuvius (Monte Vesuvio, Mons Vesuvius) is a stratovolcano in the Gulf of Naples, Italy, about east of Naples and a short distance from the shore.

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Mount Washington (Pittsburgh)

Mount Washington is a neighborhood in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's south city area.

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Mountain railway

A mountain railway is a railway that operates in a mountain region.

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Naples

Naples (Napoli, Neapolitan: nNapule; Neapolis; Νεάπολις, meaning "new city") is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy, after Rome and Milan.

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Neftchilar Avenue

Neftchiler Avenue (Neftçilər Prospekti) is an arterial road in Baku, Azerbaijan.

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Nerobergbahn

The Nerobergbahn is a funicular railway in the city of Wiesbaden, Germany.

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New Jersey

New Jersey is a state in the Northeastern and Middle Atlantic regions of the United States.

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls (Cayuga: Gahnawehtaˀ or Tgahnawęhtaˀ) is the collective name for three waterfalls that straddle the international border between Canada and the United States; more specifically, between the province of Ontario and the state of New York.

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Niesenbahn funicular

The Niesenbahn funicular is a funicular railway in the canton of Bern, Switzerland.

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Ninja

A or was a covert agent or mercenary in feudal Japan.

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Old Quebec Funicular

The Old Quebec Funicular (Funiculaire du Vieux-Québec) is a funicular railway in the Old Quebec neighbourhood of the city of Quebec in Canada.

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Pacific Electric

Pacific Electric, also known as the Red Car system, was a privately owned mass transit system in Southern California consisting of electrically powered streetcars, interurban cars, and buses and was the largest electric railway system in the world in the 1920s.

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Passaic River

The Passaic River is a mature surface river, approximately 80 mi (129 km) long, in northern New Jersey in the United States.

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Peak Tram

The Peak Tramway is a funicular railway in Hong Kong, which carries both tourists and residents to the upper levels of Hong Kong Island.

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Penang

Penang is a state in Malaysia located on the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia, by the Strait of Malacca.

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Penang Hill

Penang Hill is a hill resort comprising a group of peaks in Penang, Malaysia.

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Penang Hill Railway

The Penang Hill Railway is a one section funicular railway which climbs the Penang Hill from Air Itam, near George Town on the island of Penang in Malaysia.

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Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania, officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a U.S. state located in the North and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States and the Great Lakes region.

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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is the second largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania with a population of 305,842 and the county seat of Allegheny County.

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Podil

Podil (Поділ) is a historic neighborhood in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine.

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Polanco Lift

The Polanco Lift is a passenger elevator located in Valparaíso, Chile.

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Public transport

Public transport (North American English: public transportation or public transit) is a shared passenger transport service which is available for use by the general public, as distinct from modes such as taxicab, carpooling or hired buses which are not shared by strangers without private arrangement.

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Pulley

A pulley is a wheel on an axle or shaft that is designed to support movement and change of direction of a cable or belt along its circumference.

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Rack railway

A rack railway (also rack-and-pinion railway, cog railway) is a steep grade railway with a toothed rack rail, usually between the running rails.

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Reaction ferry

A reaction ferry is a cable ferry that uses the reaction of the current of a river against a fixed tether to propel the vessel across the river.

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Reisszug

The Reisszug (also spelt Reißzug or Reiszug) is a private funicular railway providing goods access to the Hohensalzburg Castle at Salzburg in Austria.

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River Severn

The River Severn (Welsh: Afon Hafren, Latin: Sabrina) is the longest river in the United Kingdom, at about.

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Salzburg

Salzburg (Såizburg; literally: "Salt Fortress") is the fourth-largest city in Austria and the capital of the federal state of Salzburg. Salzburg's "Old Town" (Altstadt) is internationally renowned for its baroque architecture and is one of the best-preserved city centers north of the Alps. It was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. The city has three universities and a large population of students. Tourists also frequent the city to tour the city's historic center, many palaces, and the scenic Alpine surroundings. Salzburg was the birthplace of 18th-century composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. In the mid‑20th century, the city was the setting for the musical play and film The Sound of Music.

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San Bernardino Mountains

The San Bernardino Mountains are a high and rugged mountain range in Southern California in the United States.

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San Diego

San Diego is a major city in California, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico.

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San Diego Convention Center

The San Diego Convention Center is the primary convention center in San Diego, California.

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San Francisco

San Francisco, officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California and the only consolidated city-county in California.

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San Francisco cable car system

The San Francisco cable car system is the world's last manually operated cable car system.

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Six Flags

Six Flags Entertainment Corp. is the world's largest amusement park corporation based on number of properties in Mexico, the United States, and Canada, and the fifth-most popular in terms of attendance.

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Six Flags Magic Mountain

Six Flags Magic Mountain is a theme park located in Valencia, California, north of Los Angeles.

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Ski lift

A ski lift is a mechanism for transporting skiers up a hill.

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Slope car

A is a small automated monorail, or a fusion between monorail, people mover, and rack railway.

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South Tyrol

South Tyrol (German and Ladin: Südtirol, Italian: Sudtirolo), also known by its Italian name Alto Adige, is an autonomous province in northern Italy.

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Southern California

Southern California is a geographic and cultural region that generally comprises California's southernmost 10 counties.

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Station Square

Station Square is a indoor and outdoor shopping and entertainment complex located in the South Shore neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States across the Monongahela River from the Golden Triangle of downtown Pittsburgh.

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Steam engine

A steam engine is a heat engine that performs mechanical work using steam as its working fluid.

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Steep grade railway

A steep grade railway is a railway that ascends and descends a slope that has a steep grade.

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Switzerland

Switzerland (Schweiz;Swiss Standard German spelling and pronunciation. The Swiss German name is sometimes spelled as Schwyz or Schwiiz. Schwyz is also the standard German (and international) name of one of the Swiss cantons. Suisse; Svizzera; Svizra or),The latter is the common Sursilvan pronunciation.

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Tünel

The Tünel (Tunnel&thinsp) is a short underground railway line in Istanbul, Turkey.

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Turbine

A turbine (from the Latin turbo, a vortex, related to the Greek τύρβη, tyrbē, meaning "turbulence"), is a rotary mechanical device that extracts energy from a fluid flow and converts it into useful work.

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Types of volcanic eruptions

Several types of volcanic eruptions—during which lava, tephra (ash, lapilli, volcanic bombs and blocks), and assorted gases are expelled from a volcanic vent or fissure—have been distinguished by volcanologists.

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Ukraine

Ukraine (Україна, tr. Ukraina) is a country in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia to the east and northeast, Belarus to the northwest, Poland and Slovakia to the west, Hungary, Romania, and Moldova to the southwest, and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south and southeast, respectively.

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Valencia, California

Valencia is an affluent neighborhood of Santa Clarita in Los Angeles County, California.

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Valparaíso

Valparaíso is a major city, seaport, and educational center in the county or commune of Valparaíso, Chile.

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Volcano

A volcano is a rupture on the crust of a planetary-mass object, such as Earth, that allows hot lava, volcanic ash, and gases to escape from a magma chamber below the surface.

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Wastewater

Wastewater, also written as waste water, is any water that has been adversely affected in quality by anthropogenic influence.

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Wellington

Wellington is the capital city and second most populous urban area of New Zealand, with residents.

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Wellington Cable Car

The Wellington Cable Car is a funicular railway in Wellington, New Zealand between Lambton Quay, the main shopping street, and Kelburn, a suburb in the hills overlooking the central city, rising over a length of.

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Wiesbaden

Wiesbaden is a city in central western Germany and the capital of the federal state of Hesse.

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Wire rope

Steel wire rope (right hand lay) Wire rope is a type of cable which consists of several strands of metal wire laid (twisted) into a helix.

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Wollaton Wagonway

The Wollaton Wagonway (or Waggonway), built between October 1603 and 1604 in the East Midlands of England by Huntingdon Beaumont in partnership with Sir Percival Willoughby, is commonly credited as the world's first overground wagonway and is therefore regarded as a significant step in the development of railways.

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Zagreb Funicular

The Zagreb Funicular (Zagrebačka uspinjača) is the funicular in Zagreb operated by ZET, situated in Tomić Street, connecting the Ilica Street (Donji Grad) with Strossmayerovo šetalište (Strossmayer promenade) to the north (Gornji Grad).

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1895

Year 1895 (MDCCCXCV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Funicular

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