Thanks for the great photograph of Great Orme Tramway 7.
Normally funiculars have the drive system at the top of the incline with
the cars suspended but this one is actually two funiculars with the power
house in the middle.
Does this fact make it unique?
On Fri, 11 Jun 2021 at 10:06, Mal Rowe mal.rowe@...> wrote:
> On 10/06/2021 17:19, Tony Galloway wrote:
> > It’s the telephone connection to the winding house.
> 7 minutes - typical fast response!
> Yes, it was for a telephone connection to the engine house.
> If you look at the pic (at: https://tdu.to/i/78320) you can see the
> telephone above the driver's right shoulder.
> The system now uses 'induction loop radios' according to Wikipedia, but
> the trolley poles are retained as historic artifacts.
> Mal Rowe - who only noticed the telephone when he scanned the old slide
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