A cable car is a transportation system variety that is relying on one or more cables to pull vehicles from one point to another or to raise / lower the vehicles.
Cable car vehicles have no motors or engines, the only force driving them is the cable which is rotated by a motor that is located at one of the stations.
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Cable car types
An aerial tramway is a type of aerial lift which uses one or two stationary ropes for support while a third moving rope provides the propulsion.
Further reading: Aerial tramway full article | List of aerial tramways
Mono-cable detachable gondola (MDG)
Bi-cable detachable gondola (BDG)
3S/TDG-tri-cable detachable gondola
Ropeway conveyor or material ropeway
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