What is another word for funicular?

96 synonyms found


[ fjuːnˈɪkjʊlə], [ fjuːnˈɪkjʊlə], [ f_j_uː_n_ˈɪ_k_j_ʊ_l_ə]

How to use "Funicular" in context?

A funicular is a type of railway that ascends or descends a slope using cable lifts. Funiculars were first invented in the late 19th century and became popular in the early 20th century as an fast and efficient way to transport people up and down hills. Today, funiculars are mostly used for tourism, but they are also used in many other ways, including transporting goods, people and livestock.

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