by Jaime Bender | Friday, February 6, 2015
by Jaime BenderFriday, February 6, 2015
In what country would you find this centrally located tram?
The Emirates Air Line crosses the River Thames in South London. The ride over the famous waterway between the Greenwich Peninsula and the Royal Docks takes about 10 minutes, though the speed is doubled during rush hour to accommodate more traffic.
Where would you go to hop on this "sweet" ride?
Sugarloaf Mountain is a major part of the skyline of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. People have been riding to the top of the granite peak by cable car for more than 100 years. The newest version of the tram was built in the 1970s, just in time to play a part in the James Bond film "Moonraker."
What country houses this long, scenic cable-car ride?
North America's longest tramway runs between the Rio Grande Valley, near Albuquerque, and Sandia Peak. The line stretches for 2.7 miles, traveling above deep canyons. The top station, on the summit of Sandia, is more than 10,000 feet above sea level.
Where can you find this extra-roomy cable car?
The Table Mountain Aerial Cableway in Cape Town, South Africa, takes passengers from sea level to the top of Cape Town's iconic peak. The cars are very large; they are able to hold 65 people. During the trip, passengers can see almost all of Cape Town.
Name the country where you'll find this cableway.
The Hakone Ropeway is best known for traveling past the famous Mount Fuji in Japan. This is one of the world's longest cable car rides. Hakone is one of the easiest aerial trams to ride because of the frequency of service. Cars leave every minute from the first station in Sōunzan.
Where can you ride this thrilling, super-steep cable car?
The cliff of Rosh Hanikra, on the northwestern tip of Israel, gives way to a geological phenomenon. The site is most famous for its series of stunning grottoes (or sea caves) that, unless you're an experienced diver, can only be accessed by cable car. This tram ride is believed to be the steepest in the world.
What country is this tram ride in?
The Grindelwald-Männlichen Cableway is one of the world's longest aerial trams. It travels nearly 20,000 feet during a 30-minute journey through the Swiss Alps.
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