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.

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

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Africa[edit]

 South Africa[edit]

Flying Dutchman Funicular

Americas[edit]

 Argentina[edit]

 Brazil[edit]

 Canada[edit]

View from the Old Quebec Funicular

 Alberta[edit]

 Ontario[edit]

 Quebec[edit]

 Chile[edit]

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

 Colombia[edit]

 Mexico[edit]

Funicular of Guanajuato

 Guanajuato[edit]

 Nuevo León[edit]

 Puerto Rico[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[edit]

 Arkansas[edit]

 California[edit]

 Colorado[edit]

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 Florida[edit]

 Iowa[edit]

 Michigan[edit]

 Minnesota[edit]

 Missouri[edit]

 New Jersey[edit]

 New York[edit]

 North Carolina[edit]

 Ohio[edit]

 Pennsylvania[edit]

 Tennessee[edit]

 Utah[edit]

 Virginia[edit]

 Wisconsin[edit]

Asia[edit]

East Asia[edit]

 China[edit]

Anhui
Chongqing
Jiangxi

 Hong Kong[edit]

Peak Tram in Hong Kong

 Japan[edit]

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 Korea[edit]

South Asia[edit]

 India[edit]

Southeast Asia[edit]

 Indonesia[edit]

 Malaysia[edit]

Penang Hill Railway.

 Thailand[edit]

 Vietnam[edit]

West Asia[edit]

 Azerbaijan[edit]

 Georgia[edit]

 Israel[edit]

Carmelit underground funicular

 Lebanon[edit]

 Turkey[edit]

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.

Europe[edit]

 Austria[edit]

Hungerburgbahn crossing the river Inn, about 1907
Kreuzeckbahn

 Belgium[edit]

 Bosnia and Herzegovina[edit]

 Bulgaria[edit]

 Croatia[edit]

 Czech Republic[edit]

 Finland[edit]

 France[edit]

 Germany[edit]

 Greece[edit]

 Hungary[edit]

 Italy[edit]

 Lithuania[edit]

 Luxembourg[edit]

 Malta[edit]

 Norway[edit]

 Poland[edit]

 Portugal[edit]

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

 Russia[edit]

Vladivostok funicular

 Romania[edit]

 Slovakia[edit]

 Slovenia[edit]

 Spain[edit]

 Sweden[edit]

  Switzerland[edit]

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

 Berne[edit]

 Fribourg[edit]

 Glarus[edit]

 Graubünden[edit]

 Lucerne[edit]

 Neuchâtel[edit]

 Nidwalden[edit]

 Schwyz[edit]

 St. Gallen[edit]

 Ticino[edit]

 Uri[edit]

 Valais[edit]

 Vaud[edit]

 Zug[edit]

 Zürich[edit]

 Turkey[edit]

(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.)

 Ukraine[edit]

Kiev Funicular

 United Kingdom[edit]

 England[edit]

 Scotland[edit]

 Wales[edit]

 Isle of Man[edit]

Oceania[edit]

 Australia[edit]

 New Zealand[edit]

See also[edit]

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