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cable car

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Transport
cable carˈcable car noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 TTa vehicle that hangs from a moving cable, and is used to take people up and down mountains2 TTa vehicle similar to a train that is pulled along by a moving cable
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cable carIt is reached by way of a beautiful mountain railway journey from Lauterbrunnen or by cable car from Stechelberg.Getting into the precarious cable car, the ebullient engineer had himself hauled to the far side and back again.It is convenient to the railway station and only a 10 minute walk from the Schilthorn cable car.It is centrally situated, and a ten minute walk from the cable car which leads to some magnificent mountain walks.The less energetic could take the easy walk to the cable car and ride to the summit of Mount Mottarone.
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