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San Francisco Cable Car System - Operation - Cars
... Single-ended cars serve the Powell-Hyde and Powell-Mason lines ... These cars have an open-sided front section, with outward-facing seats flanking the gripman and a collection of levers that actuate the grip and various ... The rear half of the car is enclosed, with seats facing inward and entrances at each end and the car has a small platform at the rear ...
San Francisco Cable Car System
... The San Francisco cable car system is the world's last manually operated cable car system ... An icon of San Francisco, California, the cable car system forms part of the intermodal urban transport network operated by the San Francisco Municipal Railway, or "Muni" as it is better known ... While the cable cars are used to a certain extent by commuters, their small service area and premium fares for single rides make them more of a tourist attraction ...
Parques Reunidos - Attractions - Cable Cars
... The company operates two cable cars in Spain ... Madrid Benalmádena ...
San Francisco Cable Car System - Operation - Network
... The current cable car network consists of three lines ... The single-ended cable cars require manually operated turntables to rotate the car around, so that it faces in the right direction ... Powell, Taylor Bay, and Hyde Beach) with a fourth one being located inside the car barn ...
San Francisco Municipal Railway Fleet - Cable Cars
... Around the turn of the century, there were numerous cable car lines providing service to many sections of the city ... Some of those cable cars are built by Muni themselves ... Currently only three lines and forty cars remain ...

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    To be where little cable cars climb halfway to the stars.
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