Aerial railway
Aerial railway A*["e]`ri*al rail"way` (a) A stretched wire or rope elevated above the ground and forming a way along which a trolley may travel, for conveying a load suspended from the trolley. (b) An elevated cableway. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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