Entries included a 'Tomato Kart' that used a funicular cable railway
system, made by home-educated Year 9 student Thomas Hardy; an 'Aerial Ropeway' system made by The Mountaineers team at Loughborough High School; and a 'Conveyor Belt' system made by the MARs team, also from Loughborough High School.
At Llechwedd Slate Caverns, you can take an underground tour on the cable railway
to see such a mine for an insight into the hard working conditions.
2014 Bolivia launches the world's highest cable railway
line, carrying passengers from city to city at up to 4,000 metres above sea level.
Chitral is divided into 36 valleys segregated by lofty mountains and hills for which cable railway
could be the best option to keep the valleys intact with each other through utilisation of the surplus electricity.
The new cable railway
has been constructed at the Sahil Park near the Kura River on the order of five-star hotel "Agsaray".
The property includes a chicken house most people would happily call home, as well as an aqueduct and cable railway
to take water, manure and feed to outlying farms.
A cable railway
can take you half-way up the mountain for a close-up view of the impressive falls, but you then need a bit of stamina and a strong pair of legs if you want to walk to the bridge above the waterfall.
La Paz - Bolivian President Evo Morales inaugurated Friday the first segment of the world's highest cable railway
line, carrying passengers from city to city at up to 4,000 meters (13,000 feet) above sea level.
That was ninety-seven and a half cents, paid by the California Street Cable Railway
Company, operator of the nonmunicipal section of the line, the only comparable industry in the world.
* Catalog: The Cable Railway
Company's System of Traction Railways for Cities and Towns, Cable Railway
Co., San Francisco, April 16, 1881.
Accordia beat stiff competition from five other contenders: Amsterdam Bijlmer Arena Station, Netherlands; Manchester Civil Justice Centre; Nord Park Cable Railway
, Innsbruck, Austria; Royal Festival Hall, London; and Westminster Academy at the Naim Dangoor Centre, London.