The funicular car rested at the upper station.
“We’re going to cut this car loose and we’ll build enough speed for a time jump before we hit the bottom.”
“What? That’s almost eight hundred feet! We’ll be killed if we don’t jump the track first!”
“I know. I’m going out to cut the cables. We’ll need to work together to release the brake. The time equipment is ready.”
The door opened.
“Are you sure about this?”
“Check my math.”
“Where’s your notebook?”
“Oh, that’s right. I left the notebook in the lower station. So, we need to drop either way!”