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Cable car (railway)

Index Cable car (railway)

A cable car (cable tram elsewhere, apart from North America) is a type of cable transportation used for mass transit where rail cars are hauled by a continuously moving cable running at a constant speed. [1]

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Adhesion railway

An adhesion railway relies on adhesion traction to move the train.

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Aerial tramway

An aerial tramway, sky tram, 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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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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Archway, London

Archway is an inner city area in the London Borough of Islington, London.

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Baltimore

Baltimore is the largest city in the U.S. state of Maryland, and the 30th-most populous city in the United States.

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Bay Area Rapid Transit

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), is a rapid transit public transportation system serving the San Francisco Bay Area in California.

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Beirut

Beirut (بيروت, Beyrouth) is the capital and largest city of Lebanon.

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Belleville funicular tramway

The Belleville funicular tramway (tramway funiculaire de Belleville) was a cable car which from 1891 to 1924 connected the Place de la République in Paris to the Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste de Belleville, on a hill in the Belleville quarter.

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Binghamton, New York

Binghamton is a city in, and the county seat of, Broome County, New York, United States.

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Birmingham

Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England, with an estimated population of 1,101,360, making it the second most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Bogotazo

El Bogotazo (from "Bogotá" and the ''-azo'' suffix of violent augmentation) refers to the massive riots that followed the assassination in Bogotá, Colombia, of Liberal leader and presidential candidate Jorge Eliécer Gaitán on 9 April 1948 during the government of President Mariano Ospina Pérez.

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Bogotá

Bogotá, officially Bogotá, Distrito Capital, abbreviated Bogotá, D.C., and formerly known as Santafé de Bogotá between 1991 and 2000, is the capital and largest city of Colombia, administered as the Capital District, although often thought of as part of Cundinamarca.

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Brooklyn

Brooklyn is the most populous borough of New York City, with a census-estimated 2,648,771 residents in 2017.

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Brooklyn Heights Railroad

The Brooklyn Heights Railroad was a street railway company in the U.S. state of New York.

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Butte, Montana

Butte is a town in, and the county seat of Silver Bow County, Montana, United States.

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Cable car

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

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Cable cars in Chicago

In 1900, Chicago already had the second largest cable car network in the country (and the city would grow to have the largest streetcar network in the world in a few decades).

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Cable ferry

A cable ferry (including the terms 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 grip

A cable grip is a device for propelling a vehicle by attaching to a wire cable (also called wire rope) running at a (relatively) constant speed.

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Cable Liner

The Cable Liner and Cable Liner Shuttle is a range of automated people mover (APM) products designed by DCC Doppelmayr Cable Car for use at airports, in city centers, intermodal passenger transport connections, park and ride facilities, campuses, resorts and amusement parks.

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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, rope or chain 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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Cable transport

Cable transport is a broad class of transport modes that have cables as the foundation for transporting things or people, often in vehicles called cable cars.

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Cascina Gobba (Milan Metro)

Cascina Gobba is a station on Line 2 of the Milan Metro.

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Chicago

Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.

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Chicago City Railway

The Chicago City Railway Company (CCRy) was an urban transit company that operated horse, cable, and electric streetcars on Chicago’s South Side between 1859 and 1914, when it became merged into and part of the Chicago Surface Lines (CSL) metropolitan-wide system.

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Cincinnati

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City and South London Railway

The City and South London Railway (C&SLR) was the first deep-level underground "tube" railway in the world, and the first major railway to use electric traction.

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City of Birmingham Tramways Company Ltd

The City of Birmingham Tramways Company Ltd operated trams in Birmingham, England, from 1896 until 1911.

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CityCenter

CityCenter (also known as CityCenter Las Vegas) is a mixed-use, urban complex on located on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada.

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Clay Street Hill Railroad

The Clay Street Hill Railroad was the first successful cable hauled street railway.

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Cleveland

Cleveland is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio, and the county seat of Cuyahoga County.

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Coliseum–Oakland International Airport line

The Coliseum–Oakland International Airport line, also known informally as the BART to OAK line, is an automated guideway transit (AGT) system operated by Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) between BART's Coliseum station and Oakland International Airport station.

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DCC Doppelmayr Cable Car

DCC Doppelmayr Cable Car is a supplier of automated people movers (APM) based in Wolfurt, Austria.

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Denver

Denver, officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado.

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Denver Tramway

The Denver Tramway, operating in Denver, Colorado, was a streetcar system incorporated in 1886.

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Douglas, Isle of Man

Douglas (Doolish) is the capital and largest town of the Isle of Man, with a population of 27,938 (2011).

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Dunedin

Dunedin (Ōtepoti) is the second-largest city in the South Island of New Zealand, and the principal city of the Otago region.

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Dunedin cable tramway system

The Dunedin cable tramway system was a group of cable tramway lines in the New Zealand city of Dunedin.

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann; Edinburgh) is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas.

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Edinburgh Corporation Tramways

Edinburgh Corporation Tramways formerly served the City of Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Electricity

Electricity is the set of physical phenomena associated with the presence and motion of electric charge.

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Elevated railway

An elevated railway (also known as an El rail, El train or simply an El for short, and, in Europe, as an overhead railway) is a rapid transit railway with the tracks above street level on a viaduct or other elevated structure (usually constructed of steel, concrete, or brick).

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Elevator

An elevator (US and Canada) or lift (UK, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, and South Africa, Nigeria) is a type of vertical transportation that moves people or goods between floors (levels, decks) of a building, vessel, or other structure.

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Excalibur Hotel and Casino

Excalibur Hotel and Casino is a hotel and casino located on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada, in the United States.

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Fawdon Wagonway

The Fawdon Wagonway was from 1818 to 1826 a long horse-drawn and partially rope-operated industrial railway in Fawdon near Newcastle upon Tyne.

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France

France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

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Funicular

A funicular is one of the modes of transport, along with a cable railway and an inclined elevator, which uses a cable traction for movement on a steep slope.

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George Hilton (historian)

George Woodman Hilton (January 18, 1925 – August 4, 2014) was a United States historian and economist, who specialized in social history, transportation economics, regulation by commission, the history of economic thought and labor history.

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George Smith Duncan

George Smith Duncan (11 July 1852 – 4 September 1930) was a tramway and mining engineer best known for his work on cable trams, and for his work in the gold mining industry.

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Glasgow

Glasgow (Glesga; Glaschu) is the largest city in Scotland, and third most populous in the United Kingdom.

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Glasgow Subway

The Glasgow Subway is an underground metro line in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Grade (slope)

The grade (also called slope, incline, gradient, mainfall, 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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Grand Rapids, Michigan

Grand Rapids is the second-largest city in Michigan, and the largest city in West Michigan.

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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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Hastings

Hastings is a town and borough in East Sussex on the south coast of England, east of the county town of Lewes and south east of London.

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Highgate

Highgate is a suburban area of north London at the north-eastern corner of Hampstead Heath, north north-west of Charing Cross.

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Hoboken, New Jersey

Hoboken (Unami: Hupokàn) is a city in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States.

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Horsecar

A horsecar, or horse-drawn tram, is an animal-powered (usually horse) tram or streetcar.

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Industrial railway

An industrial railway is a type of railway (usually private) that is not available for public transportation and is used exclusively to serve a particular industrial, logistics or a military site.

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IRT Ninth Avenue Line

The IRT Ninth Avenue Line, often called the Ninth Avenue El, was the first elevated railway in New York City.

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Italy

Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.

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Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri.

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Kirkdale, Liverpool

Kirkdale is a district of Liverpool, Merseyside, England, and a Liverpool City Council ward that covers both Kirkdale and Vauxhall.

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Laon

Laon is the capital city of the Aisne department in Hauts-de-France, northern France.

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Las Vegas Strip

The Las Vegas Strip is a stretch of South Las Vegas Boulevard in Clark County, Nevada that is known for its concentration of resort hotels and casinos.

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Lebanese Civil War

The Lebanese Civil War (الحرب الأهلية اللبنانية – Al-Ḥarb al-Ahliyyah al-Libnāniyyah) was a multifaceted civil war in Lebanon, lasting from 1975 to 1990 and resulting in an estimated 120,000 fatalities.

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Leitner Group

Leitner Group is an Italian conglomerate, based in the province of South Tyrol, that owns and runs several industrial and equipment companies.

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Link Train

The Link Train is an automated people mover (APM) at Toronto Pearson International Airport in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

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Lisbon

Lisbon (Lisboa) is the capital and the largest city of Portugal, with an estimated population of 552,700, Census 2011 results according to the 2013 administrative division of Portugal within its administrative limits in an area of 100.05 km2.

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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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Liverpool

Liverpool is a city in North West England, with an estimated population of 491,500 in 2017.

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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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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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London and Blackwall Railway

Originally called the Commercial Railway, the London and Blackwall Railway (L&BR) in east London, England, ran from Minories to Blackwall via Stepney, with a branch line to the Isle of Dogs, connecting central London to many of London's docks.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.

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Luxor Las Vegas

Luxor Las Vegas is a hotel and casino situated on the southern end of 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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M5 and M55 buses

The M5 and M55 constitute a public transit corridor in Manhattan, New York City, United States, running along the Fifth / Sixth Avenues / Riverside Drive Line as well as the southern portion of the Broadway Line after the discontinuation of the M6.

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M7 (New York City bus)

The Columbus Avenue Line is a public transit line in Manhattan, New York City, United States, running mostly along Columbus Avenue, 116th Street, and Lenox Avenue from Lower Manhattan to Harlem.

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Mandalay Bay

Mandalay Bay is a 43-story luxury resort and casino on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada.

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Mandalay Bay Tram

| The Mandalay Bay Tram is a people mover that opened on April 9, 1999 on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada.

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Manila

Manila (Maynilà, or), officially the City of Manila (Lungsod ng Maynilà), is the capital of the Philippines and the most densely populated city proper in the world.

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Matlock Cable Tramway

Matlock Cable Tramway was cable tramway that served the town of Matlock between 28 March 1893 and 30 September 1927.

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Matlock, Derbyshire

Matlock is the county town of Derbyshire, England.

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Melbourne

Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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Melbourne cable tramway system

The Melbourne cable tramway system was a cable car public transport system, which operated between 1885 and 1940 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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Milan

Milan (Milano; Milan) is a city in northern Italy, capital of Lombardy, and the second-most populous city in Italy after Rome, with the city proper having a population of 1,380,873 while its province-level municipality has a population of 3,235,000.

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MiniMetro

MiniMetro is a family of cable propelled automated people mover systems built by Poma/Leitner Group.

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Mississauga

Mississauga Also pronounced: Dictionary Reference:, The Free Dictionary: is a city in the Canadian province of Ontario.

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Mule

A mule is the offspring of a male donkey (jack) and a female horse (mare).

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New Orleans

New Orleans (. Merriam-Webster.; La Nouvelle-Orléans) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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New York Railways Company

The New York Railways Company operated street railways in Manhattan, New York City, United States between 1911 and 1925.

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New Zealand

New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.

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Newark, New Jersey

Newark is the most populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey and the seat of Essex County.

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North Hudson County Railway

The North Hudson Railway Company built and operated a streetcar system in Hudson County and southeast Bergen County, New Jersey before and after the start of the 20th century.

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Oakland International Airport

Oakland International Airport is an international airport in Oakland, California, United States.

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Oakland, California

Oakland is the largest city and the county seat of Alameda County, California, United States.

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Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha is the largest city in the state of Nebraska and the county seat of Douglas County.

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Ontario

Ontario is one of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada and is located in east-central Canada.

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P. G. T. Beauregard

Pierre Gustave Toutant-Beauregard (May 28, 1818 – February 20, 1893) was an American military officer who was the first prominent general of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.

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Paris

Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.

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Passenger

A passenger (also abbreviated as pax) is a person who travels in a vehicle but bears little or no responsibility for the tasks required for that vehicle to arrive at its destination or otherwise operate the vehicle.

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People mover

A people mover or automated people mover (APM) is a type of small scale automated guideway transit system.

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Perugia

Perugia (Perusia) is the capital city of both the region of Umbria in central Italy, crossed by the river Tiber, and of the province of Perugia.

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.

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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County.

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Pliers

Pliers are a hand tool used to hold objects firmly, possibly developed from tongs used to handle hot metal in Bronze Age Europe.

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Poma

Poma, also known as Pomagalski S.A. is a French company which manufactures cable-driven lift systems, including fixed and detachable chairlifts, gondola lifts, funiculars, aerial tramways, people movers, and surface lifts.

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Poma 2000

The Poma 2000 in Laon, France, was an automated guideway transit, a cable-driven people mover which ran between the railway station and the city hall (1.5 km, max. gradient 13%, descending 100 m).

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Portland, Oregon

Portland is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County.

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Portugal

Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic (República Portuguesa),In recognized minority languages of Portugal: Portugal is the oldest state in the Iberian Peninsula and one of the oldest in Europe, its territory having been continuously settled, invaded and fought over since prehistoric times.

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Providence, Rhode Island

Providence is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Rhode Island and is one of the oldest cities in the United States.

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Public transport

Public transport (also known as public transportation, public transit, or mass transit) is transport of passengers by group travel systems available for use by the general public, typically managed on a schedule, operated on established routes, and that charge a posted fee for each trip.

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Rack railway

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

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Railway electrification system

A railway electrification system supplies electric power to railway trains and trams without an on-board prime mover or local fuel supply.

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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 water.

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Regenerative brake

Regenerative braking is an energy recovery mechanism which slows a vehicle or object by converting its kinetic energy into a form which can be either used immediately or stored until needed.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota

Saint Paul (abbreviated St. Paul) is the capital and second-most populous city of the U.S. state of Minnesota.

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San Diego

San Diego (Spanish for 'Saint Didacus') is a major city in California, United States.

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San Francisco

San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern 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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San Raffaele Hospital

The San Raffaele Hospital (also Istituto scientifico universitario San Raffaele or ospedale San Raffaele, HSR or OSR) is a university hospital situated in Segrate, the Province of Milan, Italy.

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Seattle

Seattle is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States.

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Second Street Cable Railway

The Second Street Cable Railway was the first cable car system to open in Los Angeles.

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Sheave

A sheave is a pulley with a grooved wheel for holding a belt, wire rope, or rope.

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Sioux City, Iowa

Sioux City is a city in Woodbury and Plymouth counties in the northwestern part of the U.S. state of Iowa.

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Spokane, Washington

Spokane is a city in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States.

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St. Louis

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Stable

A stable is a building in which livestock, especially horses, are kept.

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Stanford University Press

The Stanford University Press (SUP) is the publishing house of Stanford University.

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Steam locomotive

A steam locomotive is a type of railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a steam engine.

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Streetcars in Washington, D.C.

For just under 100 years, between 1862 and 1962, streetcars in Washington, D.C. transported people across the city and region.

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Tacoma, Washington

Tacoma is a mid-sized urban port city and the county seat of Pierce County, Washington, United States.

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Third and Lexington Avenues Line

The Third and Amsterdam Avenues Line, also known as the Third Avenue Line, is a public transit line in Manhattan, New York City, United States, running from Lower Manhattan to Fort George in Washington Heights.

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Third Avenue Railway

The Third Avenue Railway System (TARS), founded 1852, was a streetcar system serving the New York City boroughs of Manhattan and the Bronx along with lower Westchester County.

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Toronto Pearson International Airport

Toronto Pearson International Airport (often referred to as Toronto Pearson, Pearson Airport, or simply Pearson) is the primary international airport serving Toronto, its metropolitan area, and surrounding region known as the Golden Horseshoe in the province of Ontario, Canada.

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Tram

A tram (also tramcar; and in North America streetcar, trolley or trolley car) is a rail vehicle which runs on tramway tracks along public urban streets, and also sometimes on a segregated right of way.

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Trams in Lisbon

The Lisbon tramway network (Rede de eléctricos de Lisboa) serves the municipality of Lisbon, capital city of Portugal. In operation since 1873, it presently comprises six urban lines.

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Trams in Sydney

The Sydney tramway network served the inner suburbs of Sydney, Australia from 1879 until 1961.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma

Tulsa is the second-largest city in the state of Oklahoma and 47th-most populous city in the United States.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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Venice

Venice (Venezia,; Venesia) is a city in northeastern Italy and the capital of the Veneto region.

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Venice People Mover

| The Venice People Mover is a people mover-type public transit system in Venice, Italy that opened in 2010.

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Wales

Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.

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Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.

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Wellington

Wellington (Te Whanganui-a-Tara) 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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Wichita, Kansas

Wichita is the largest city in the U.S. state of Kansas.

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William Eppelsheimer

William Eppelsheimer (January 26, 1842– June 9, 1920) was a tramway engineer known for his work on cable car systems.

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Wire rope

Steel wire rope (right hand langs lay) Wire rope is several strands of metal wire twisted into a helix forming a composite "rope", in a pattern known as "laid rope".

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Working animal

A working animal is an animal, usually domesticated, that is kept by humans and trained to perform tasks.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cable_car_(railway)

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