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funicular railway

noun
1.
a short, very steep railway having two parallel sets of tracks, upon each of which runs a car or train raised or lowered by means of a cable that simultaneously lowers or raises the other car or train in such a way that the two are approximately counterbalanced.
Origin of funicular railway
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90
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