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Frequently Asked Questions

How are rope-propelled systems operated? A motor provides the central drive for all carriers. Neither brakes, gear unit nor motors are required in the individual carriers as these ...

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What does one kilometre of ropeway cost? Generally speaking, rope-propelled systems can be built at roughly 1/3-2/3 of the costs of today’s conventional transport systems.

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How do rope-propelled systems blend in with the urban landscape? Stations as well as tower structures are very flexible in terms of design and can be adapted to suit local conditions and culture.

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What happens in an emergency situation? All stations are manned by properly trained personnel. Carriers can be equipped with cameras, two-way communication systems ...

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Aren’t rope-propelled systems much too slow? In comparison with other means of transport, rope-propelled systems can achieve the same, if not higher average speeds than ...

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Are ropeways/rope-propelled systems safe means of transport in cities? Ropeways and Cable Liners are the safest means of transport in existence! The kind of accidents that occur in normal road ...

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Are ropeways sustainable? Ropeways are electrically operated and the infrastructure has only a very minimal impact on the ecological footprint.

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Are ropeways easily accessible for passengers? Yes. All passengers benefit from barrier-free and easy access ...

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Can ropeways have several stations? Yes. Several stations are no problem and are easily implemented.

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Can the carriers be cooled or heated? Yes. Modern carriers are fitted with batteries and solar panels which enable them to be heated or cooled.

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Konrad-Doppelmayr-Str. 1
6922 Wolfurt
AUSTRIA
T +43 5574 604 223
ekkehard.assmann@doppelmayr.com
www.doppelmayr.com

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