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ropeway

(rōp′wā″)
A guidewire, esp. one used to cannulate a narrow orifice, such as the sphincter of Oddi.
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Kolkata: Ropeways, mostly seen in hill stations in India, will now help commuters beat the congested roads in Kolkata.
Ayesha Jan, a devotee, said the ropeway will benefit the people of the valley greatly as they will enjoy this unique ropeway and the influx of local devotees and tourists will also help to generate employment opportunities for unemployed youths.
In 1856 an Englishman, Robinson, obtained a patent for an aerial ropeway, wherein a moving endless cable carries skips that are gripped, or clipped, on to the cable.
Coal, limestone and basalt were mined and quarried in the area, with an extensive infrastructure of crushing plants, mineral railways and aerial ropeways.
The project would require the leveling of several small mountains, the filling of adjacent valleys and the construction of a suspended funicular ropeway to carry passengers across the channel to Chichijima--this in a latitude where typhoons are far from rare.
His father, an aerial ropeway engineer, had been unemployed through most of the period 1929-1934.
The Doppelmayr/Garaventa Group is the world quality and technology leader in ropeway engineering.
Tenders are invited for Preparation Of Fabrication Drawing, Procurement Of Raw Material, Fabrication, Inspection Supply And Guarantee Of Carriage Body Assemblies For Aerial Ropeway System As Per Purchasers Tender Document.
The petition also said that Punjab Infrastructure Development Board had planned to construct a ropeway and a lake in the vicinity of the resort to benefit the parties.
Due to the suspended services of Aso Ropeway and others caused by volcanic activities, net sales fell by 4.
The cable car ropeway project is nearing completion, and will be the second such facility in the valley after the 'Gondola' connectivity in Gulmarg District.