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23. February 2023

Garaventa modernizes aerial tramway on the Jakobshorn

Last year, Garaventa carried out a complete overhaul of the reversible aerial tramway Jschalp-Jakobshorn in Davos.

16. February 2023

Garaventa builds one of Switzerland’s biggest chairlifts in Villars

The fourth 8-seater chairlift in Switzerland went into service at the beginning of December 2022 in the Villars-Gryon-Diablerets ski area.

12. January 2023

St. Moritz: Lift combines the modern with the traditional

After 40 years, a new era is dawning on the Suvretta mountainside.

16. December 2022

Sierre – Montana – Crans funicular uses innovative energy storage system

Europe’s longest funicular railway in the Swiss town of Sierre scores with an energy storage system and enhanced comfort for its passengers.

7. November 2022

Urban funicular opens in Istanbul

The funicular is an integral part of the public transport network and links the Technical University with the Bosporus.

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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