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Public funiculars (fu·NIC·u·lar) are also known as incline elevators, lifts or railways. Regardless of the name, they transport the general public up and down a steep hillside in a railcar or cabin on a track by means of a cable. A fee is usually assessed for this service.
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Public Funiculars and Incline RailwaysStary Smokovec/Hrebienok - Stary Smokovec, Slovakia

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N 49 8.495, E 20 13.217

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member crowak

location: Prešovský kraj, Slovakia

date approved: 9/30/2009

last visited: 2/20/2013

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Public Funiculars and Incline RailwaysBraunwaldbahn, Braunwald - Switzerland

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The Braunwaldbahn is a small, but modern Funicular in Canton Glarus, Switzerland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member superstein

location: Ostschweiz (SG/SH/TG/AI/AR/GL), Switzerland

date approved: 9/23/2009

last visited: never

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Public Funiculars and Incline RailwaysGroßglockner Gletscherbahn at the Kaiser Franz Josefs Höhe (Hohe Tauern National Park, Austria)

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The Großglockner Gletscherbahn (Pasterze Glacier Railway) is one of touristic magnets of the Kaiser Franz Josefs Höhe in the middle of the Hohe Tauern National Park...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Kärnten, Austria

date approved: 9/17/2009

last visited: 9/7/2012

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Public Funiculars and Incline RailwaysNamsan Funicular - Seoul, Korea

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This is a single car, single track automated funicular that connects a ground level street to the base station of the suspended cable car going up the side of Seoul's famed Namsan (South Mountain) and the Seoul N'Tower overlooking the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Korea

date approved: 9/4/2009

last visited: 7/22/2012

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Public Funiculars and Incline RailwaysFunicular of Old Quebec

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This funicular connects the Upper and Lower parts of the Old City of Quebec.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sfwife

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 8/10/2009

last visited: 8/16/2014

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Public Funiculars and Incline RailwaysBom Jesus funicular - Braga, Portugal

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member FBBHaegar

location: Braga, Portugal

date approved: 7/17/2009

last visited: 4/5/2009

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Public Funiculars and Incline RailwaysDuquesne Incline Railway - Pittsburgh, PA, USA

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The Duquesne Incline Railway in Pittsburgh is the 3rd incline railway built in Pittsburgh and 2nd to survive, along with the Monongahela Incline Railway, and unlike the Monongahela, the passenger seating area is a single-level compartment.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/6/2009

last visited: 10/14/2013

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Public Funiculars and Incline RailwaysFunicular Lycabettus - Athens, Greece

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Takes you to near the top of Lycavittos Hill. Have a drink at the cafe there and pay a visit to the chapel of St George dating from 1780. Co-ordinates are for the bottom.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Superted

location: Greece

date approved: 5/20/2009

last visited: 3/25/2007

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Public Funiculars and Incline RailwaysFunicular de San Joan - Montserrat, Cataluña, Spain

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This funicular railway gives visitors a spectacular panoramic view of Montserrat, 1,000 m above sea level.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 4/19/2009

last visited: 1/9/2014

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Public Funiculars and Incline RailwaysFunicular de Santa Cova - Montserrat, Cataluña, Spain

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Santa Cova funicular railway takes visitors from the sanctuary to the site near the cave where, according to tradition, the Mare de Déu de Montserrat image was found.N 41° 35.535 E 001° 50.210

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 4/19/2009

last visited: 1/9/2014

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Public Funiculars and Incline RailwaysElevador da Bica - Lisbon, Portugal

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Elevador da Bica is the 3rd Lisbon Funicular: it opened in 1892 connecting Rua de São Paulo to Largo do Calhariz

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Lisboa, Portugal

date approved: 4/19/2009

last visited: 4/8/2011

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Public Funiculars and Incline RailwaysPetrin Funicular Train - Prague

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Prague Funicular Train - Petrin Hill.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dáin & Olík

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 4/19/2009

last visited: 1/8/2014

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Public Funiculars and Incline RailwaysElevador do Lavra - Lisbon, Portugal

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First Lisbon Funicular conecting Largo da Anunciada with Travessa do Forno do Torel back in 1884.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Lisboa, Portugal

date approved: 4/17/2009

last visited: 3/18/2014

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Public Funiculars and Incline RailwaysElevador da Glória - Lisbon, Portugal

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The Glória funicular was opened in 1885 and it was the second of its kind in Lisbon.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Lisboa, Portugal

date approved: 4/17/2009

last visited: 9/21/2013

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Public Funiculars and Incline RailwaysPolybahn Zurich - Switzerland

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The Polybahn is a short funicular in Zürich linking Central with Polyterasse.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Region Zuerich (ZH), Switzerland

date approved: 4/16/2009

last visited: 1/11/2014

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Public Funiculars and Incline RailwaysBudavári Sikló (Budapest Castle Hill Funicular) - Budapest, Hungary

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funicular in Budapest from the river bank of the Danube to Castle Hill

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member eikenboom

location: Hungary

date approved: 3/10/2009

last visited: 6/17/2014

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Public Funiculars and Incline RailwaysShadowbrook funicular - Capitola, CA

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A nice funicular at the Shadowbrook restaurant.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/27/2008

last visited: 9/30/2013

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Public Funiculars and Incline RailwaysRoyal Gorge Incline Railway-Fremont County, Colorado

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This incline railway is located at Royal Gorge in Colorado.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Min Dawg

location: Colorado

date approved: 10/23/2008

last visited: 11/12/2013

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Public Funiculars and Incline RailwaysWest Hill Lift Hastings, East Sussex

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West Hill Lift Hastings, East Sussex

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RocketRon47

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 10/15/2008

last visited: never

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Public Funiculars and Incline RailwaysWellington Cable Car. Wellington. New Zealand.

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The Wellington Cable Car, running between Lambton Quay in the city and the top entrance to the Botanic Gardens, is one of Wellington’s oldest and most popular tourist attractions and New Zealand's only remaining public cable car system.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: New Zealand

date approved: 10/14/2008

last visited: 11/12/2009

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Public Funiculars and Incline RailwaysFishermans Walk Cliff Lift - Southbourne, Bournemouth, UK

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This public lift is located in the seaside town of Bournemouth in the Southbourne area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/20/2008

last visited: 8/30/2014

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Public Funiculars and Incline RailwaysEast Hill Lift, Hastings, East Sussex

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East Cliff Railway, Hastings, East Sussex

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RocketRon47

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 9/9/2008

last visited: 3/28/2007

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Public Funiculars and Incline RailwaysJohnstown Inclined Railway, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA

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An inclined cable car that transports vehicles on a steep hill

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sherpes

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/2/2008

last visited: 9/22/2012

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Public Funiculars and Incline RailwaysHuntington (Washington Metro) Funicular - Huntington, Virginia, USA

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Located in Fairfax County, Virginia, USA, the Huntington Metro Station Funicular opened in 1983 and is still operational. The posted coordinates were taken at the bottom of the funicular track.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/8/2008

last visited: 1/9/2009

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Public Funiculars and Incline RailwaysThe Great Orme Tramway - Llandudno, Wales, UK

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A two-tiered funicular transporting visitors from seaside resort town of Llandudno to the top of The Great Orme for excellent views.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: North Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/3/2008

last visited: 4/9/2014

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