Examples from the Web for funicular
What was the thinking behind using models for the funicular that runs up to the hotel—and for the first shots of the hotel itself?
Within the rail was the funicular terminal, a souvenir stand, a tiny post office, and a large open-air restaurant.The Five Arrows|Allan Chase
A funicular railway runs from the Korn-Markt up to the level of the castle and thence to the Molkenkur (700 ft. above the town).
And she went, in an hour, down to Montreux by the funicular railway, and was lost to the Beau-Site.The Card, A Story Of Adventure In The Five Towns|Arnold Bennett
Irene might have apologized further, but the funicular gave a mighty jerk at that moment, and the carriage started.The Jolliest School of All|Angela Brazil
In any case, the hotel would close for the season in a few days now, and the funicular cease to run.The Princess Passes|Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
British Dictionary definitions for funicular
Word Origin and History for funicular
1660s, from Latin funiculus, diminutive of funis "a cord, rope."