The Cable Car Home Page

by Joe Thompson

A site about cable cars (also known as cable tramways) all over the world.
Dunedin museum

July, 2018 Picture of the Month: Thanks to Mac Gardner, here is a future view of the temporary museum being built near the former terminal of Dunedin's Mornington Line. It will display two cable trams and a trailer. All rights reserved.

New in July, 2018: On the Cable Tramways in Australia and New Zealand page: An update about a project to restore a portion of Dunedin, New Zealand's Mornington Tramway to service.

Also New in July, 2018: On the Cable Tramways in Australia and New Zealand page: A ten and twenty year update on the Melbourne Tramways & Omnibus Company, which operated Hallidie-type cable trams until 1940.

Also New in July, 2018: On the Other Cities page: A ten year update on the Cable Tramway Company of Omaha, a complex system with steep hills and too much curvature, which shortened cable life.

Coming in August, 2018: On the Presidio and Ferries Railway page: A ten and twenty year update on San Francisco's Presidio and Ferries Railway, which built the first cable car line with a curve.

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November, 2016 marked the 20th anniversary of this website.
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