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An incline elevator, also known as an incline platform lift or hillside tram, is an elevator that runs in a direction diagonal to the ground. Unlike a standard elevator, incline elevators can go up tilted grades, and can be used for both residential and commercial purposes. They are sometimes colloquially referred to as, or confused with, funiculars. The purpose of incline elevators is to provide accessibility to steep hillsides and inclines at minimal effort to the user.

Incline elevator in Kek Lok Si temple, Malaysia

An incline elevator, also known as an incline platform lift or hillside tram, is an elevator that runs in a direction diagonal to the ground. Unlike a standard elevator, incline elevators can go up tilted grades, and can be used for both residential and commercial purposes. They are sometimes colloquially referred to as, or confused with, funiculars. The purpose of incline elevators is to provide accessibility to steep hillsides and inclines at minimal effort to the user.

Users with mobility and disability challenges often use an incline platform lift to climb staircases in their home with their mobility scooter or motorized wheelchair. Outdoor incline elevators are used to access steep hillside property where stairs are not a preferred option. Incline elevators can also be used to move equipment and materials to hard to reach elevated locations for industrial or construction purposes.

eleva TOUR of Cityplace DART rail station with Incline elevator - Dallas TX

(3-16-2016) Enjoy a full tour of this DART station. Featuring all the elevators here, a DART train, and a couple escalators. Gluse is an excellent tour guide in this ...

Brand New SMW Incline Elevator with 3 stops @ Hallunda

This lift is very unique in Sweden. Before the replacement it was an old ThyssenKrupp Incline, modernised by Kone.

Kone INCLINE Elevator at Rautatientori metro station in Helsinki

(6-3-17) This is a very interesting Kone elevator. It looks just like your ordinary transit elevator, but it is much more interesting than other transit elevators.

The SMW Incline Elevator with 3 floors got a Deathtrap!! @ Hallunda, Sweden

The Brand New SMW Incline Elevator with 3 floors got Levling and Doorproblems which can be a Deathtrap (ಠ_ಠ). I recorded it in October 2016! Video on the ...

Going down the Monongahela incline elevator funicular Mt Washington Pittsburgh PA

(3-8-2016) This is an AWESOME view of an awesome city on a historic incline elevator. Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/dieselducy Website: ...

Interesting Incline elevator @ Cityplace Dart Station Dallas TX w Gluse

I love incline elevators Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/dieselducy Website: http://www.dieselducy.com Google+: http://www.google.com/+dieselducy Flickr: ...