AUTUMN MISTS: The forests and lochs of the Rothiemurchus estate provide some ideal walking country; HIGH TIME: The funicular
railway (above), looking across the snowy Cairngorms (right) and Mar Lodge, Deeside (below)
GRANT 'PROBLEMS': Cairngorm funicular
railway' FIGHT: McConnell
The five were queuing for a cable car to take them up the mountain, at a station yards away from the funicular
also go up the two mountains guarding the bay, both nearly 3.000 feet high.
Ms Gardner said that with the cost of repairing the funicular
- owned by HIE - still unknown a year after it was taken out of service on safety grounds, questions remain over how it can be afforded.
Headly Headly Headly Headly Headly Headly Headly Headly Headly Headly Headly Headly Headly Another brilliant way to see the best of Bergen is to take a short trip on the Fl[degrees]ibanen Funicular
There, at Cae Gwylan, she had learned two wonderful new words: funicular
It is on one of the main shoppingstreets and is a brisk fiveminute walk (or use the hotel shuttle bus) from the linked Alpin Express cable car and Metro Alpin funicular
which take skiiers to the top The village post bus terminus, with connections to main-line train and bus services at Brig and Visp, is also five minutes walk away.
Compare this to Cairngorm where skiers just get in the way of bus parties going up the new funicular
to buy a scone and a postcard at the summit.
It's thought the Mournes' pending National Trust status could help a plan for a funicular
railway become a reality.
Bridgnorth is the proud owner one of the last surviving funicular
railways in Britain.
Britain's last cable-powered, funicular
tram system similar to that in San Francisco and the Elevador da Bica in Lisbon.