Funiculars

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The Low-tech magazine website has an article all about funicular railways. One idea that was highlighted by Treehugger website was that at least one example of this type of railway used the weight of sewerage water to power the car down the hill – although the original article states the use of waste water, not necessarily raw sewage. It would be fabulous to see a renewed interest of such systems, people still need to get up/down hills in urban areas.

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