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9. April 2018

Beijing 2022 trusts in Doppelmayr

The next Winter Olympic Games will be held in Beijing in 2022. A series of new ropeways is to be built for the infrastructure at the Olympic venues.

28. March 2018

New CEO at Garaventa

István Szalai, CEO of the successful Swiss ropeways company Garaventa, will be handing over his responsibilities to the current COO, Arno Inauen, with effect from 1 April 2018, thereby ensuring continuity at Garaventa.

5. February 2018

Doppelmayr opens the world’s longest ropeway in Vietnam

On February 4, 2018, Doppelmayr opened the world’s longest ropeway.

22. December 2017

Three world records for the aerial tram to the Zugspitze

The Zugspitze is Germany’s highest mountain. Since this winter season, it also boasts a reversible aerial tramway of superlatives.

22. December 2017

World record-breaking cable car on Germany’s highest mountain

Aside from the breathtaking views, visitors to Germany's highest mountain, the Zugspitze, which lies close to Garmisch-Partenkirchen, have been able to enjoy an additional attraction over the past two years – the construction of the summit station for the new Zugspitze cable car.

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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Mag. Ekkehard Assmann
Head of Marketing and Public Relations
Konrad-Doppelmayr-Str. 1
6922 Wolfurt
AUSTRIA
T +43 5574 604 223
ekkehard.assmann@doppelmayr.com
doppelmayr.com

 

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Andreas Bonifazi
T +41 79 476 51 15
media@garaventa.com

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