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Jul 29, 2015
Just For Fun, Oddities, Tourism

Please Don’t Try This At Home

Recently we ran an opinion piece about private gondolas, asking whether they may be a sign of things to come. But nothing prepared for us this precarious looking “trenino” or little train in Vernazza, Italy. Essentially it’s a mini-monorail and it turns out they’re not uncommon here. Vernazza is one of the “Cinque Terre”, five...

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May 27, 2015
Lake District Cable Car, Proposals & Concepts, Public Transit, Tourism

Gondolas for Mass Transit in a Rural Environment

Guest post by Ross Edgar. Cable Propelled Transit (CPT) is well established as the mode of transport of preference in ski resorts, and the use of CPT is becoming increasingly common in a mountainous setting for summer tourist activities (as discussed here and here). In addition, the profile of CPT is ever increasing as a...

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