List of funicular railways

This is a list of funicular railways, organised by place within country and continent. The funiculars range from short urban lines to significant multi-section mountain railways.

A funicular railway is distinguished from the similar incline elevator in that it has two vehicles that counterbalance one another rather than independently operated cars.

AfricaEdit

South AfricaEdit

 
Flying Dutchman Funicular

AmericasEdit

ArgentinaEdit

BrazilEdit

CanadaEdit

 
View from the Old Quebec Funicular

AlbertaEdit

OntarioEdit

QuebecEdit

ChileEdit

 
Artillería Elevator on Artillería hill, Valparaíso.
 
Barón Elevator on Barón hill, Valparaíso, Chile

ColombiaEdit

MexicoEdit

 
Funicular of Guanajuato

GuanajuatoEdit

Nuevo LeónEdit

Puerto RicoEdit

United StatesEdit

 
The Fourth Street Elevator in Dubuque, Iowa
 
The Johnstown Inclined Plane in Johnstown, Pennsylvania
 
The Monongahela Incline in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
 
The Industry Hills Golf Club funicular in the City of Industry, California.

AlaskaEdit

ArkansasEdit

CaliforniaEdit

ColoradoEdit

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FloridaEdit

IowaEdit

MassachusettsEdit

MichiganEdit

MinnesotaEdit

MissouriEdit

New JerseyEdit

New YorkEdit

 
Lower station house of the Park Hill Incline Railway, Yonkers, New York.

North CarolinaEdit

OhioEdit

PennsylvaniaEdit

TennesseeEdit

UtahEdit

VirginiaEdit

WisconsinEdit

AsiaEdit

East AsiaEdit

ChinaEdit

Anhui
Chongqing
Jiangxi

Hong KongEdit

 
Peak Tram in Hong Kong

JapanEdit

 
Car of the Hobashira Cable
 
Car of the Myoken Cable at the passing loop
 
Maya Cablecar car
 
Twin passing loops on the Ikoma Cable line

South KoreaEdit

South AsiaEdit

IndiaEdit

 
Funicular Railway Track in Joginder Nagar , India.
 
Haulage in Joginder Nagar
  • Joginder Nagar, Himachal Pradesh is India's highest funicular at 2500 metres. It was built in 1930s to carry heavy machinery of Shanan Power House to Barot.It is on one meter gauge.It is a 4-stage network of funicular and horizontal track[30] and has six haulage car stations .The loading capacity of haulage way cars are 15, 10, 5 tons. Higher the capacity, lower the speed. Haulage Way Car or Trolley at Jogindernagar is one of a few funicular railways all over the globe due to geographical and technological challenges faced to construct them and is considered as an engineering marvel of the 20th century.

Southeast AsiaEdit

IndonesiaEdit

MalaysiaEdit

 
Penang Hill Railway.

PhilippinesEdit

ThailandEdit

VietnamEdit

West AsiaEdit

AzerbaijanEdit

GeorgiaEdit

IsraelEdit

 
Carmelit underground funicular

LebanonEdit

TurkeyEdit

The country of Turkey is in both Europe and Asia. The border between the two continents is the Bosphorus Strait. All the funicular railways in Turkey are on the European side of the Bosphorus Strait so they are listed under Europe.

EuropeEdit

AustriaEdit

 
Hungerburgbahn crossing the river Inn, about 1907
 
Kreuzeckbahn

BelgiumEdit

Bosnia and HerzegovinaEdit

BulgariaEdit

CroatiaEdit

Czech RepublicEdit

FinlandEdit

FranceEdit

GeorgiaEdit

GermanyEdit

GreeceEdit

HungaryEdit

ItalyEdit

LithuaniaEdit

LuxembourgEdit

MaltaEdit

NorwayEdit

PolandEdit

PortugalEdit

 
A view of the Bica Funicular as it travels between Rua da Bica de Duarte Belo and Rua de São Paulo

RussiaEdit

 
Vladivostok funicular

RomaniaEdit

SlovakiaEdit

SloveniaEdit

SpainEdit

SwedenEdit

SwitzerlandEdit

(See also article List of funiculars in Switzerland, which tabulates Swiss funiculars in a sortable form.)

BerneEdit

FribourgEdit

GlarusEdit

GraubündenEdit

LucerneEdit

NeuchâtelEdit

NidwaldenEdit

SchwyzEdit

St. GallenEdit

TicinoEdit

UriEdit

ValaisEdit

VaudEdit

ZugEdit

ZürichEdit

TurkeyEdit

(Turkey straddles the border between Europe and Asia, which passes along the Bosphorus Strait. All the funicular railways below are on the European side of the Bosphorus Strait so are listed here.)

UkraineEdit

 
Kiev Funicular

United KingdomEdit

EnglandEdit

ScotlandEdit

WalesEdit

Isle of ManEdit

OceaniaEdit

AustraliaEdit

New ZealandEdit

See alsoEdit

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