The new double funicular of Pfaffenthal-Kirchberg in Luxembourg, opened in december 2017. Two complete parallel systems of funiculars, each with two cars, can move up to 7200 persons per hour betw... (more)
The funicular covers a distance of 1,077 m on a vertical drop of 234 m in about 8 minutes and moves at a speed of 2.5 m/s.
The slope of the course varies from 12% to 38.5%, with an average of 20.... (more)
The Aberystwyth Cliff Railway,in Wales,opened in 1896,linking the town with the summit of Constitution Hill,a popular holiday spot for Victorians,with its splendid views of the West Wales coastlin... (more)
An 8 minute ride for a reasonable price (I can't remember what it now off the top of my head) provided a great view of impressive Hong Kong skyline. The ride itself was pretty memorable, with grad... (more)
An amazing ride climbing through the undergrowth on Penang Hill in a cable railway car on my 2009 trip to Malaysia. Construction of this railway took place between 1906 to 1923 and it was opened t... (more)
A funicular car descends Mount Fløyen at Bergen, Norway. These small cars can carry 100 people up the mountain to see the spectacular view of Bergen.
A funicular car descends Mount Fløyen at Bergen, Norway with a spectacular view of the harbour and the mountains and fjords beyond.
A Funicular car makes its way up to the Castle in the city of Budapest. The famous Chain Bridge over the River Danube can be seen in the background.
So as easily access the Temple, a funicular was built in 1923 that was totally restores in 2006/7 by Viana do Castelo`s city Hall. It`s the longest (650 m) and steepest funicular in the country an... (more)
One of the two cars on the Oberweißbacher Bergbahn. The arrangement of the detachable passenger car on the flat platform can be clearly seen.