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10 Best Funiculars In The World

A funicular or a cliff railway is a cable railway in which two tram vehicles are attached to each other with a cable, counterbalancing each other as one ascend a hill and the other descends it. Funiculars can be found on hills all over the world. Here’s a list of 10 famous funiculars from all around the world which offer wonderful views at...

10 Tram Systems Worth The Ride

I previously wrote a list on the world’s largest Metro systems, measured by the number of stations. This time I’ll write on trams, cable cars and light rail systems, but instead of following an objective measurement, I’ll list ten systems that are definitely worth mentioning, or worth the ride, as the title says 1. Vienna –...

10 Largest Metro Systems In The World

Before you is a list of the largest metro systems in the world. There are over 165 distinct systems that can be referred as metro system, subway systems or underground systems, and their size can be measured by a number of factors – number of users, total length of rails or number of stations. Here we decided to list the metro systems by the...

10 Best Roller Coasters

1. El Toro, Six Flags Great Adventure, New Jersey – The fastest wooden roller coaster in the world, opened to the public on June 11, 2006. When it opened, it had the steepest drop of any wooden roller coaster in the world at 76 degrees, until the record was broken in 2008 by one degree. Overall, its structure height of 181 feet (55 m) is...

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