Meaning of cable railway in English:

cable railway

noun

  • A railway along which carriages are drawn by a continuous cable.

    ‘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.’
    • ‘Three cable railways make it accessible to reach the mountain farms on 1,000 m above sea level all year round.’
    • ‘On reaching Bettmeralp, the cable railway takes you along the glacier to Bettmerhorn.’
    • ‘Like many other things in this country, cable railways were a European import, most likely from the Swiss Alps.’
    • ‘Over 500 million passengers ascend the mountains by Austrian cable railways every year.’
    • ‘There are also cable railways and Elbe steamers available.’
    • ‘Even for the not-so-fit walker there are lifts or cable railways ready to whisk you up quickly and comfortably to altitudes with views aplenty.’
    • ‘Analysis methods of hazards to cable railways from avalanches and snow pressure are described, as well as planning and dimensioning measures.’
    • ‘The terminus is located in the centre of town, in Piazza Oberdan, and the cable railway section begins just a few hundred meters away.’
    • ‘It's the biggest cable railway in the Alps.’
    • ‘The cable railway will be enacted on Tahtali Mountain at an altitude of 2365 meters.’
    • ‘You may use ‘cable car’ as the facility of cable railway, but - you're right - it's actually the gondola.’
    • ‘From the mountain station of the Untersberg cable railway the ski drivers still go some hundred meters, before the long lane begins to Fürstenbrunn.’
    • ‘We will be glad to help you in ensuring the tickets on the mountain cable railways, cableways and other interesting attractions.’
    • ‘Get off at the valley terminal of the Schauinsland cable railway and ride up with the cable railway to the Schauinsland summit station.’
    • ‘In a cable railway, the cars were moved by an endless cable traveling in a small tunnel under the roadway, and kept in motion by a stationary engine.’
    • ‘As we travel by train, cable railways, steam train, and boat, we will experience the uniqueness of four different languages and cultures of the great alpine crossroads.’
    • ‘This is the main risk of inclined cable railways, so the break of the cable is controlled by an emergency break on the cabins.’