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  140-FUC Wurzeralmbahn

General information  
Place Spital am Pyhrn 
resort ?? 
Region Upper Austria 
Name of lift Wurzeralmbahn 
Type 140-FUC 
Lift manufacturer Waagner Biro 
Year of construction 1978/95 
Commissioning date 15/07/78 

Infos for handicapped persons
signal beeps, step-free access with constrains possible

fastest funicular in the world
The passing loop can only be driven over with 8m/s.

1995: conversion by Voest-Alpine to 14m/s (8m/s) and cars with an original capacity of 165 (110) passengers
2016: general renovation of the complete control system and electrical engineering by FREY Austria GmbH
2020: reconstruction of the complete E-technology and signalling system by FREY Austria GmbH and new cars

geometric data  
Height of valley station 804 m
Height of mountain station 1426 m
Vertical rise 622 m
Route distance 2937 m
Horizontal length 2894 m
Average incline 21,5 %
Largest incline 30 %
Trackwidth drive ?? m
Trackwidth line ?? m
Trackwidth return ?? m
Angle of wrap (drive wheel) ?? °
Drive altitude of site ?? m
Maximum capacity 1450 Pers/h
Travel time 4,3 min
Driving speed line 14 m/s

electrical data  
Electrical control Frey Austria 
Remote control and telemonitoring system ?? 
Power control system ?? 
Number of drive 2 Stk
Drive power (Start) 1396 kW
Drive power (Operation) ?? kW
Brake power ?? kW
Continuous brake power ?? kW
Driving station Valley station 
Drive type electrical 
Traction of drive electromechanical 
Emergency drive ?? 
Traction of emergency drive ?? 

cabins data  
Grip type ?? 
Cab manufacturer Carvatech 
Cab model ?? 
Seating ?? 
Seat heater no 
Heater ?? 
Aircon ?? 
Persons per cab 140 
Number of cabs 2 Stk
Carriage Operator yes 

rope data  
Rope manufacturer ?? 
Length of haul rope ?? m
Length of counter-rope ?? m
Total weight of haul rope ?? t
Total weight of counter-rope ?? t
Haul rope diameter 41 mm
Counter-rope diameter ?? mm
Nominal strength of haul rope ?? N/mm²
Nominal strength of counter-rope ?? N/mm²
Breaking strength of rope ?? kN
Breaking strength of counter-rope ?? kN
Tensionstation haulrope Mountain station 
Tension type ?? 
Tension way ?? m

miscellaneous data  
Transport uphill 100 %
Transport downhill 100 %
Construction costs ?? ATS
Currency (Construction costs) Austrian schilling 
Construction period ?? months
Seasontime ❄ ☀ all-season 
Type of turnout ?? 
Integrated rescue system ?? 
Asset number (Trail map)

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Datas: 26/12/23

14541 visit(s) since 29/08/03
Last visit 29/02/24

Lift-ID: 2722
Place-ID: 542