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Inexpensive if a bit slow transport. I suppose they
have to be underground, but it might be better if
operated during windy days.
Essentially, several continuous, cable-pulley loops
with slow-moving, attached cars.
The HVAC could be a challenge...
[theircompetitor, Dec 02 2019]
These are chairlifts, as found on most skifields. A Carmelit they are not. [neutrinos_shadow, Dec 03 2019]
||This is so brilliant it's a wonder no-one has thought of it
before! Have the chairs "detachable" to move to the stations
for on- & off-ing (many ski-field chairlifts do this already).
||Umm, the "Carmelit" is not anything like a chairlift...
||it's a funicular underground. How not? Oh you mean a
detached chair lift? But not all chair lifts are detached, and
otherwise, it's exactly like a chair lift.
||been skiing for about 40 years, I'm aware. But the pulley
system and the gear system at top and bottom is same.
||Note the idea says cars, not seats or chairs.
||//says cars// er, yes. But (to me, at least...) a "ski-lift" is
the open chair version. Enclosed is generally a "cable-car".
[RayfordSteele], are you out there? Help us clean up this
||Cable-car is what I'm afraid it would have to evolve
to, as the air underground would not be the most
pleasant unless there were a monster ac system all