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Noun: funicular railway
  1. A railway up the side of a mountain pulled by a moving cable and having counterbalancing ascending and descending cars
    - cable railway, funicular

Derived forms: funicular railways

Type of: rail, railroad [N. Amer], railroad line [N. Amer], railway [Brit, Cdn], railway line [Brit, Cdn], railway system [Brit, Cdn]

Encyclopedia: Funicular railway