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Amazing Facts and Guide to the Pittsburgh Inclines

  • January 19, 2023
  • | 15:10 PM

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When it comes to Pittsburgh, there are few items more iconic than the Inclines.  Today, the Monongahela and Duquesne Incline are all that remain of the cities initial almost two dozen funicular railroads.  Their bright yellow and red cars adorn the slopes of Mt. Wash and can be seen from multiple vantage points across the city!  Each incline consists of two different stations with plenty to do and see after disembarking.  Keep reading for all you need to know about the Pittsburgh Inclines and how best to access!

Additional Info on Pittsburgh Inclines

The Monongahela Incline and Duquesne Incline are just two pieces of the historic funicular railways that once graced Pittsburgh’s hillsides. Whether they were used to transport cargo or passengers, the two remaining Pittsburgh inclines are a true representation of the spirit of the city! For a complete list and history brief on each of Pittsburgh’s passenger and cargo inclines, please click here.

Plus, we want to hear from you! Tell us some of your most amazing memories from riding the inclines and share a pic! Make sure to tag @stufftodoinpittsburgh in your incline photos and use the hashtag #stufftodoinpittsburgh! We might even repost it on our social channels!

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