List of aerial tramways
- For gondola lifts, see the List of gondola lifts.
- For funiculars see List of funicular railways
- For funitels, see the Funitel article.
- 1 Africa
- 2 Asia
- 3 Europe
- 4 North America
- 5 Oceania
- 6 South America
- 7 Movies
- 8 Freight
- 9 See also
- 10 References
- 5 Cableways in Algiers the capital.
- The Constantine Aerial Tramway, linking the two parts of Constantine.
- Oran Cableway, Oran.
- Annaba Cableway, Annaba.
- Skikda Cableway, Skikda.
- Telemcen Cableway, Telemcen.
- The Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, to summit of Table Mountain, Cape Town.
- The Hartebeestpoort Dam Cableway, Gauteng.
The cross Rivers Government contracted the installation of a cable car to Doppelmayr of Switzerland and it was successfully completed in 2005. It runs from the base to the top of Obudu Ranch Resort in Cross River State of Nigeria.
- Chongqing An aerial tramway provides transportation across the Yangtse River. The tramway is 740 m long and operates at 8 m/s. Each cabin can carry a maximum of 45 passengers, with a total design capacity of 900 passengers /hour in each direction.
- Gangtok – A ropeway is in operation in the eastern Himalayan town of Gangtok. The ropeway ferries tourists from one part of the city to another.
- Gulmarg Gondola – Gulmarg, Asia's premier ski resort boasts of the 2nd highest cable car in the world and Asia's highest and longest cable car reaching an altitude of 13,400 ft.
- Visakhapatnam – Design and installation of an 800 PPH capacity, 350 m long Passenger Ropeway at Kailash Giri, Visakhapatnam on BOOT basis built by Conveyor & Ropeway Services Pvt. Ltd.
- Bhopal – Design, supply, erection, commissioning, operation and maintenance of a 400 PPH capacity, 600 M long Passenger Ropeway on BOOT basis, at Bheraghat, Marble Rocks, Jabalpur, M.P. is under execution. The project is awarded by Conveyor & Ropeway Services Pvt. Ltd.
- Darjiling – Revamping of an existing 100 PPD capacity Passenger Ropeway and converting it into 2000 PPD capacity, 2.3 km long, Detachable Grip type, Six-Seater, multi-cabin. GondoIa, taking full Operation & Maintenance control. A Joint Venture WIth West Bengal Forest Development Corporation Limited on Built-Own-Operate (BOO) basis by Conveyor & Ropeway Services Pvt. Ltd.
- Srinagar - Leads to the Sufi Shrine of Makhdoom Sahib on Hari Parbat
- Haridwar Uttarakhand - India's first city having two passenger ropeways, installed by Usha Breco Limited, known as Mansa Devi Udan Kahtola and Chandi Devi Udan Khatola. Mansa Devi ropeways is the busiest ropeway of India and it is in service since since 1981. Chandi Ropeway for Maa Chandi Devi Temple since 1997 in service is the second busiest ropeway of India. Both ropeways have 800PPH capacity.
- Pavagarh Gujarat - Installed by Usha Breco Limited, known as Kalidevi Udan Kahtola. Ropeways also known as 3rd busiest ropeway of India. This ropeway is at Kalika Devi Temple since 1986. This ropeway was refurbished in 2005 with modern technology. This ropeway has 1320PPH capacity, which is highest in India.
- Ambaji Gujarat - Installed by Usha Breco Limited, known as Ambaji Udan Kahtola. Ropeways also known as 4th busiest ropeway of India. This ropeway is at Maa Ambaji Devi Temple since 1998. This ropeway has 760PPH capacity.
- Taratarini Orissa - Installed by Usha Breco Limited, known as Taratarini Udan Kahtola. This ropeway is at Maa Taratarini Temple since 2013. This ropeway has 300PPH capacity.
- Srisailam Andhra Pradesh-rope way.
- Ganjnameh Cable Car in Hamedan province of Iran is situated in an archaeological site belonging to the Sassanid era.
- Tochal Telecabin in Tehran province of Iran is situated in Velenjak, north of Tehran. 7.5 km and one of the world longest cable car's line.
- The Masada cableway which lifts visitors from well below sea level up to the butte where the ancient Jewish fortress town's ruins can be seen. The only other way up is a snake path.
- The Rosh HaNikra grottoes cableway which takes visitors down to the grottoes carved by the Mediterranean Sea.
- The Stella Maris cableway in Haifa which lifts people from the Mediterranean coast to the top of Mount Carmel.
Among 170 aerial lifts in Japan, 73 lines are aerial tramways, including 1 funitel. 69 aerial tramways operate full season. See the above article for the full listing of aerial lifts in the country (including gondola lifts). Some notable aerial tramways include:
- The Awashima Kaijō Ropeway, Numazu, Shizuoka, is the first line in the country to go over the sea.
- The Komagatake Ropeway, Nagano, has the station with the highest altitude in Japan, 2,611 m (8,568 ft).
- The Mt. Aso Ropeway, Aso, Kumamoto, is one of the few aerial lifts in the world on an active volcano.
- The Miyajima Ropeway, Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima, in the holy island of Miyajima.
- The Mt. Hakodate Ropeway, Hakodate, Hokkaidō, is the most popular aerial lift line in Japan, in terms of ridership. It was featured in Noein, 2005 anime.
- The Ryuoo Ropeway, Yamanouchi, Nagano, uses the largest cabins in Japan with 166 passenger capacity.
- The Yuzawa Kōgen Ropeway, Yuzawa, Niigata, also uses cabins with 166 passenger capacity.
- The Shinhotaka Ropeway, Takayama, Gifu, is the first line in the country to use double decker cabins.
- The Tateyama Ropeway, Tateyama, Toyama, makes a part of the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route.
- The Unpenji Ropeway, Kan'onji, Kagawa, is the fastest line (10 m/s) in Japan. It also has the longest span in the country, 1.9 km (1.2 mi).
- The Yoshino Ropeway, Yoshino, Nara, is the oldest surviving line in Japan, opened in 1929.
- The Teleferique connects the bay of Jounieh, a city 16 km north of the capital Beirut, to Harissa's Our Lady of Lebanon pilgrimage monument at about 650 meters above sea level. It is 1,570 meters long and travels at 3.15 meters/second.
- Genting Skyway serves the hilltop resort of Genting Highlands
- The Awana skyway, connects the Awana Country club resort to the hilltop resort of Genting Highlands.
- Penang Cable Car, connects Teluk Bahang in Penang island to the hill resort of Penang Hill. Construction is expected to start in 2006 and it will be the 2nd longest in the world.
- Namsan cable car, Seoul.
- Sorak Cable Car, Sokcho City, Kangwon-do, connects to Kwongeum castle in SORAKSAN NATIONAL PARK.
- “Tatevi tever” (“Wings of Tatev”) at the villages Halidzor and Tatev, Syuniq region -Spanning 5.7 kilometers across the spectacular Vorotan River Gorge, the Tatev Aerial Tramway - the longest passenger aerial tramway in the world.
“Tatev wings” aerial tramway is supported by three towers between its two terminals. One terminal is on a hill overlooking the village of Halidzor and the other is near Tatev Monastery, on the road to Tatev village. At top speed, the tramway travels at 37 kilometers per hour and the ride takes approximately 11 minutes, with its deepest drop at 360 meters aboveground. Two cabins (each with the capacity to hold 25 people) operate at once, traveling in opposite directions. There are six cables altogether (three per cabin, with two cables suspending and one cable pulling each cabin), each uniquely built for the specifications of this project. They are capable of carrying 10-15 times more than the nominal load. The tramway is equipped with a diesel drive unit which will operate immediately in the case of a power outage.
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The cable car at Zell am See in the Austrian Alps is but one of 55 aerial tramways, gondolas and chair lifts in this location alone. Cable cars of all types carry an estimated 500- to 550-million passengers each year in Austria.
- Gletscherbahn Kaprun III - aerial tramway with tallest aerial lift pylon in the world (height: 113.6 metres)
- Tyrolean Zugspitze Cable Car
- The Téléphérique de l'Aiguille du Midi, opened in 1955, can carry 75 passengers in the first section and 65 passengers in the second section. It starts in Chamonix at the altitude of 1030 m to Plan de l'Aiguille at 2317 m for the first section. The second section arrives at the top of the Aiguille du Midi in a station at 3777 m high.
- Vallee Blanche Aerial Tramway using a special support structure for its ropes.
- The Vanoise Express, opened in December 2003 at a cost of €15 million, is a double-decker tramway for 200 passengers in each car. It spans the Ponturin gorge at a height of 380 m (1250 ft) above the ground, linking the resorts of La Plagne and Les Arcs in four minutes to form the Paradiski ski resort. Unusually its two cars run independently of each other on separate cables. 
- Telépherique de la Grande Motte in Tignes on the mountain-top with the same name.
- The Téléphérique du Salève, opened in 1932 primarily carries tourists from the Geneva suburb of Vernier with Mount Salève which rises above the city to the south.
- The Grenoble-Bastille Cable Car (Les Bulles) carries tourists from Grenoble city centre to the Bastille overlooking the city. It was the first urban aerial tramway, first opening in 1934. It was reconstructed in 1976.
- The Eibsee Cable Car, which affords visitors access to Germany's highest mountain, the Zugspitze. There is also a rack railway (Zugspitze Railway) up the Zugspitze.
- The Tegelberg Cable Car, or Tegelbahn, near Schwangau in Bavaria in beautiful Alpine scenery.
- Fichtelberg Cable Car
- Herzogstand Cable Car
- Rauschberg Cable Car
- Karwendel Cable Car
- Kampenwand Cable Car, Aschau, Bavaria
- Nebelhorn Cable Car, Oberstdorf, Bavaria
- Predigtstuhl Cable Car
- Wendelstein Cable Car, Bayrischzell, Bavaria
- Burgberg Cable Car, Bad Harzburg
- The Gibraltar Cable Car, takes passengers to the Top of the Rock of Gibraltar. First constructed in 1969.  A cable car for military personnel was installed by 1893.
- "Dursey Island Cable Car", connects Dursey Island off the South-West coast of Ireland to the mainland. First constructed in 1969.
- Josef Mountain Aerial Tramway, an aerial tramway with engine at the cabin
- Ferrovia del Renon (Rittnerbahn) in the province of South Tyrol, the longest aerial tramway in the world in one track (see Guinness Book of World Records).
- Sigulda Aerial Tramway, connecting Sigulda town and Krimulda village over picturesque Gauja river valley
- Fjellheisen in Tromsø. 
- Krossobanen in Tinn is the oldest aerial tramway in Northern Europe. It was built in 1928.
- Ulriksbanen on the mountain Ulriken in Bergen.
- Fjellheisen in Narvik. 
- Hangursbanen on the mountain Hanguren in Voss. 
- Buşteni-Babele in Buşteni. Length 4350 m, difference of elevation: 1235 m, Time: 13 min. Capacity: 25 passengers/cabin, Towers: 6.
- Babele-Peştera in Buşteni. Length 2611 m, difference of elevation: 560 m, Time: 10 min. Capacity: 35 passengers/cabin, Towers: 2.
- Bâlea Lake in Sibiu. Length 1687 m, difference of elevation: 1145, Time: 10 min. Capacity: 25 passengers/cabin, Towers: 4.
- Sinaia-Cota 1400 in Sinaia. Length 2328 m, difference of elevation: 591 m, Time: 15 min.
- Cota 1400-Vârful cu Dor in Sinaia. Length 1945 m, difference of elevation: 606 m. Capacity: 28 passengers/cabin, Towers: 2.
- Tâmpa in Braşov. Length 573 m, difference of elevation: 320 m. Towers: none.
- Kanzel, in Poiana Braşov. Length 2449, difference of elevation: 693 m. Capacity: 43 passengers/cabin.
- Capra Neagră, in Poiana Braşov. Length 2802 m, difference of elevation: 735 m. Capacity: 60 passengers/cabin. Commissioned in 1982.
- Bohinj-Vogel in Julian Alps. Length 1663 m
- Zekovec in Mozirje mountains. Length 3270 m
- Velika Planina in Kamnik–Savinja Alps.
- Skalnaté pleso - Lomnický štít in High Tatras.
- The Port Vell Aerial Tramway in Barcelona, Catalonia. From Montjuïc park across the harbour via Torre Jaume I to Torre Sant Sebastia.
- The Aeri de Montserrat, at Montserrat, in Catalonia.
- The Teleférico Olesa-Esparraguera, from Olesa de Montserrat railway station to Esparraguera, in Catalonia.
- Teleférico Teide on Pico de Teide, Tenerife, Canary Islands.
- Teleférico de Fuente dé, Picos de Europa in Cantabria.
- Coma del Clot at Vall de Núria, Catalonia.
- Teleférico de Madrid in Madrid, Community of Madrid. From Parque del Oeste to Casa de Campo.
In Switzerland, many aerial tramways are in use, including:
- Klein Matterhorn Aerial Tramway, the highest cable car in Europe (3883m), Zermatt.
- Titlis, 3020 m, Engelberg. The first revolving cable car in the world.
- Felseneggbahn, the tramway between Adliswil and Felsenegg, part of Zürich's suburban public transport system.
- Gant Hohtaelli Aerial Tramway near Zermatt using a 94 metre tall aerial lift pylon.
- one serving the Schilthorn mountain in the Bernese Oberland. It appeared in the James Bond movie On Her Majesty's Secret Service. With a length of 6931 m (22,739 ft) in four separate sections, it is the longest aerial tramway system in the Alps. It gains over 2103 m (6900 ft) of elevation.
- Bursa Uludağ Aerial Tramway, the longest cable car in Turkey (4,778 m) - replaced by Bursa Uludağ Gondola (8.8 km long)
- Olympos Aerial Tram, Kemer - Mt. Olympos (Tahtalı Dağı) (4,359 m long)
- Kharkiv Air Ropeway (1,387 m long)
- Yalta Minor Ropeway (600 m long)
- Myshor - Air-Petri Aerial Tramway (2980 m long), longest aerial tramway system in Ukraine.
- Boston Bar Aerial Ferry, since replaced by a bridge, was an aerial car ferry connecting Boston Bar to North Bend, across the Fraser River.
- Grouse Mountain in Vancouver, British Columbia, has two aerial tramways running in parallel.
- Hells Gate Airtram  in the Fraser Canyon of British Columbia was built as a tourist attraction and descends to its destination from the Trans-Canada Highway to viewing platforms and a footbridge over Hells Gate, a famous narrowing of that canyon.
- Jasper Skytram  to the summit of The Whistlers, near Jasper, Alberta.
- Spanish Aerocar  over the Whirlpool Rapids in Niagara Falls, Ontario.
- The Cable Car at Montmorency Falls, Quebec near Quebec City that takes passenger to the top of the falls.
- Alyeska Resort in Girdwood, Alaska
- The Cannon Mountain Tram in Franconia, New Hampshire
- The tram at El Paso, Texas ascends the Franklin Mountains as part of the Texas State Park system.
- The Hawks Nest State Park aerial tram, in Fayette County, West Virginia, carries park visitors from the rim of the New River Gorge to the bank of the New River, a descent of more than 800 feet (240 m).
- The aerial tramway at Heavenly Ski Resort, near South Lake Tahoe, California
- Jackson Hole Tram at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort near Jackson, Wyoming
- Jay Peak Resort ski resort in Jay, Vermont. Built in 1967 by Von Roll of Switzerland; the cabins (cars) were replaced in 2000.
- The Lone Peak Tram at Big Sky Ski Resort, in Montana
- Mount Roberts Tramway, in Juneau, Alaska
- The tram to Ober Gatlinburg ski resort and amusement park in Gatlinburg, Tennessee
- The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway in Palm Springs, California, which transports passengers to the top of Mount San Jacinto
- The aerial tram at Pipestem Resort State Park in Pipestem, West Virginia descends 3,600 feet (1,100 m) into the Bluestone River gorge.
- The Portland Aerial Tram, a commuting tram in urban Portland, Oregon, connecting the South Waterfront district to the Oregon Health & Science University and the Marquam Hill neighborhood. It has a capacity of 30,000 passengers per day.
- The Roosevelt Island Tramway in New York City is one of two aerial tramways in North America used by commuters as a mode of mass transit (the Portland Aerial Tram being the other). Passengers pay with the same farecard used for the New York City Subway.
- The Sandia Peak Tramway in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
- Snowbasin Olympic Tram
- The tram at Snowbird, Utah, a ski and summer resort near Salt Lake City
- The Squaw Valley Aerial Tramway at Squaw Valley Ski Resort, California, taking skiers from the base to the High Camp area
- The aerial tram at Sterling Vineyards in Calistoga, California lifts guest to their wine tasting rooms.
- The skylift at Stone Mountain, near Atlanta, Georgia
- Estes Park Aerial Tramway in Estes Park, CO
- in the city of Zacatecas, Zacatecas.
- in the García Caves, in Monterrey, Nuevo León.
- in The Cooper Canyon, in Barracas del Cobre in the state of Chihuahua (Third single longest spann in the world 2,800 mts).
- in the city of Durango, Durango. (due to open in 2010)
- Katoomba Scenic Skyway cable car
- Warragamba Dam from Emu Plains quarry - for construction, now defunct
- A full list of 400 Australian aerial tramways, chair lifts, ski lifts and cable cars is in WikiSki.
- Cablecarril Chilecito, in La Rioja
- Teleférico La Paz, an urban transit cablecar system, opened its first line between La Paz and El Alto on 31st May 2014, with further lines planned.
- The Sugarloaf Cable Car is located in Rio de Janeiro. It is composed of two separate cable car systems, one going from city level to the top of the Morro da Urca, and a second one going from the hill to the top of the Sugarloaf Mountain. The latter appeared in the James Bond movie Moonraker. A new teleférico system is in progress in Complexo do Alemão.
- Another famous aerial tramway in Brazil is located in Poços de Caldas, in the Minas Gerais State.
- In Santiago, a tramway was open on April 1, 1980, in San Cristóbal Hill. With 72 cabins moving at 4 meters per second, its biggest tower is 124.6 ft (38 m) tall, and the smallest 26.2 ft (8 m). The Teleférico de Santiago has 12 towers and takes almost 20 minutes to cover the 3 miles (4860 m) route, powered by a 100 hp engine.
- In Bogotá, a tramway can be used for going from the city level (2600 m above sea level) to the top of the Hill of Monserrate (3152 m). It was built in 1955, and has two cabins each for 40 passengers. The 880 m journey is traveled in 7 minutes, with a magnificent view over the downtown of the City. On top, there is a shrine in a church, a fine dining restaurant and smaller tourist attractions.
- In Panachi park, along the Chicamocha Canyon, there is a cable car system with an extension of 6.3 km.
- The Telefériqo in Quito
- The Mérida cable car has the distinction of being the highest in the world at 4765 m (15,633 ft), as well as being the longest aerial tram at 12.5 km (7.8 mi). It spans the magnificent national park area called the Sierra Nevada de Mérida and connects the city of Mérida with the surrounding heights. Now closed.
- Ávila Cable Car, in Caracas, built in 1957 and rebuilt in the early 1990s and reinaugurated in 2000, is one of the most modern in the word. The cable car ascends 1000 m (3280 ft) to 2100 m (6889 ft) in the Ávila Mágica Park and the Humboldt Hotel. The original cable car had a second line that connected to the city of La Guaira on the other side of Cerro El Ávila; the cable car administration is currently planning to rehabilitate that line. See Caracas Aerial Tramway.
- Moanda, Gabon - for manganese ore, until superseded by railway.
- Emu Plains to Warragamba Dam for dam construction.
- Asmara-Massawa Cableway formerly in Eritrea
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