List of funicular railways

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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.

Note that there is sometimes hard to draw a line between a funicular railway and an incline elevator.

Africa[edit]

 South Africa[edit]

Flying Dutchman Funicular


Asia[edit]

 Hong Kong[edit]

Peak Tram in Hong Kong

 India[edit]

 Israel[edit]

Carmelit underground funicular

 Japan[edit]

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

Aomori Prefecture

Fukuoka Prefecture

Hyōgo Prefecture

Ibaraki Prefecture

Kagawa Prefecture

Kanagawa Prefecture

Kyoto Prefecture

Nara Prefecture

Ōita Prefecture

Osaka Prefecture

Tokyo Metropolitan Prefecture

Toyama Prefecture

Shiga Prefecture

Shizuoka Prefecture

Wakayama Prefecture

 Lebanon[edit]

 Malaysia[edit]

Penang Hill Railway.

 People's Republic of China[edit]

Chongqing
Kiangsi

 Thailand[edit]

Europe[edit]

 Austria[edit]

Hungerburgbahn crossing the Inn river, about 1907
Kreuzeckbahn

 Azerbaijan[edit]

 Belgium[edit]

 Bosnia and Herzegovina[edit]

 Croatia[edit]

 Czech Republic[edit]

 France[edit]

 Georgia[edit]

 Germany[edit]

 Greece[edit]

 Hungary[edit]

 Isle of Man[edit]

 Italy[edit]

 Lithuania[edit]

 Malta[edit]

 Norway[edit]

 Poland[edit]

 Portugal[edit]

 Russia[edit]

 Romania[edit]

 Slovakia[edit]

 Slovenia[edit]

 Spain[edit]

 Sweden[edit]

  Switzerland[edit]

(See also article List of funiculars in Switzerland, which lists Swiss funiculars by railway acronym.)

Canton of Berne

Canton of Fribourg

Canton of Glarus

Canton of Graubünden

Canton of Luzern

Canton of Neuchâtel

Canton of Nidwalden

Canton of Schwyz

Canton of St. Gallen

Canton of Ticino

Canton of Uri

Canton of Valais

Canton of Vaud

Canton of Zug

Canton of Zürich

 Turkey[edit]

 Ukraine[edit]

 United Kingdom[edit]

England

Scotland

Wales

North America[edit]

 Canada[edit]

View from the Old Quebec Funicular

Alberta

Ontario

Quebec

 Mexico[edit]

 United States[edit]

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.

Alaska

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Iowa

Michigan

Minnesota

Missouri

New Jersey

New York

North Carolina

Ohio

Pennsylvania

Puerto Rico

Tennessee

Utah

Virginia

Wisconsin

Oceania[edit]

 Australia[edit]

 New Zealand[edit]

South America[edit]

 Argentina[edit]

 Brazil[edit]

Outeiro da Glória (1942; modernized 2003)

Dona Marta (two parts: upper, 2006; lower 2008)[54]

 Chile[edit]

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

 Colombia[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  53. ^ Cerro Otto
  54. ^ Frame 59 of 112
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