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cable railway

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  1. a steeply graded railway that uses a cable or rope to haul trains

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 26, 2008
  2. are typically built where the gradient of the route is so steep that a conventional rail adhesion train could not climb the track

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 26, 2008
  3. uses a cable or rope to haul trains

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 26, 2008
  4. The majority of inclines were used in industrial settings, predominantly in quarries and mines

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 26, 2008
  5. The Welsh slate industry made extensive use of inclines to connect quarry galleries and underground chambers with the mills where slate was processed

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