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Ropeway may refer to:

Cable transport[edit]

  • Cableway, or cable transport, a broad class of transport modes that have cables
  • Aerial lift, a means of cable transport in which cabins, cars, gondolas, or open chairs are hauled above the ground by means of one or more cables
  • Aerial tramway, a type of aerial lift in which cabins shuttle back and forth on cables
  • Ropeway conveyor, a subtype of aerial lift, from which containers for goods rather than passenger cars are suspended

Other use[edit]

  • Ropeway (sailing), a form of naval lifting device used to transport light stores and equipment across rivers or ravines; see Gyn