Turmberg (Standseilbahn)

English translation: funicular

12:46 Sep 25, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: Turmberg (Standseilbahn)
This is classed as one of the attractions in Karlsruhe.
Julie Neill
Spain
Local time: 12:53
English translation:funicular
Explanation:
A Standseilbahn is not a cable car, but a funicular (cf. Ernst). The Turmbergbahn is the oldest funicular in Germany.
As Turmberg is a proper name, it should not be translated.

See the following URLs:
www.deutschland-tourismus.de/d/dest_cities_karlsruhe_d.html
www.merte.de/eisenbahn/zahnrad/turmberg.htm
home.t-online.de/home/ThoKi.SaSch/a01.htm

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Ulrike Lieder (X)
Local time: 03:53
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nafunicular
Ulrike Lieder (X)
nacable car
John Speese (X)


  

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12 mins
cable car


Explanation:
I am not familiar with Karlsruhe, but Turmberg is probably a locality with a cable car service.

John Speese (X)
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1 hr
funicular


Explanation:
A Standseilbahn is not a cable car, but a funicular (cf. Ernst). The Turmbergbahn is the oldest funicular in Germany.
As Turmberg is a proper name, it should not be translated.

See the following URLs:
www.deutschland-tourismus.de/d/dest_cities_karlsruhe_d.html
www.merte.de/eisenbahn/zahnrad/turmberg.htm
home.t-online.de/home/ThoKi.SaSch/a01.htm



Ulrike Lieder (X)
Local time: 03:53
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 3525
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