An advanced system for its time, it was an electric railway, powered from overhead cables.
There will be no return to overhead electric cables and steel tracks in the roadway.
The ferry also uses the overhead cable for steering.
The overhead cable serves the sole purpose of bracing the ferry against the current.
Our worst experience was when a ladder we were moving from A to B hit an overhead cable.
Oil slicks, overhead cables and pollution are all death traps for birds.
The tramway was closed for a week following the theft of overhead cables on 17 October 2011.
The hard rubber wheels on the overhead cable made no sound except a faint whirring.
An overhead cable is suspended from towers anchored on either bank of the river.
Many are caused when overhead cables come into contact along power lines which cross forests.