Meaning of FUNICULAR RAILWAY in English
- FUNICULAR RAILWAY
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.
[ 1885-90 ]
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012