Italy Constructs Funicular Railway Trams

A funicular railway tram powered by twin 45 horsepower steam engines was constructed in 1879-80 bringing passengers up the mountainside between Vomero to Naples, Italy.

      1879, 1980
      Naples, Italy

Additional Information:

  • Funicular – Wikipedia
    A funicular is one of the modes of transportation which uses a cable traction for movement on steep inclined slopes. A funicular railway employs a pair of passenger vehicles which are pulled on … Montesanto Funicular in Naples, Italy, in 2008. …. Railway Transportation Systems: Design, Construction and Operation.
  • Trieste–Opicina tramway – Wikipedia
    The Trieste–Opicina tramway is an unusual hybrid tramway and funicular railway in the city of … Locale, Trieste, Italy … promoted to link the two places more directly, resulting eventually in the construction of the Opicina Tramway by the Società …
  • Mendel funicular – Wikipedia
    The Mendel Funicular is a funicular railway in Italy. It connects the Überetsch plateau with the … Railway. In 1903 Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria opened the line itself after nearly one year of construction. … Franzensfeste-Innichen · Rittnerbahn · Bolzano Tramway · Meran Tramway · Bruneck-Taufers · Bolzano-Kaltern.
  • List of funicular railways – Wikipedia
    Bergamo San Vigilio funicular. The Mendel Funicular … Trieste–Opicina tramway · Urtijëi, Resciesa funicular [it] (opened 2010) …
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  • Hybrid Transport — Trieste Opicina Tramway Funicular « The Gondola …
    Feb 3, 2018 – However, one of the main challenges faced by rail vehicles then (and now) … connects the town of Opicina to the City of Trieste in Northeastern Italy. … While photos are great for illustrating the hybrid tram+funicular concept, …. Lectures, Contests, CWA Constructions, Design Considerations, Doppelmayr …

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