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12-MGD Grimentz - Bendolla


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1988: Built as the first 10-series gondola in Switzerland.
2012: Cabins replaced by new 12-seater cabins.
2014: In the summer reconstruction of the valley station.

General information  
Place Grimentz
resort Val d`Anniviers
Grimentz - Zinal
Region Valais
Country CH Switzerland, Confoederatio Helvetica
Name of lift Grimentz - Bendolla 
Type 12-MGD 
Lift manufacturer von Roll 
Year of construction 1988/12 
Commissioning date 17/12/88

geometric data  
Height of valley station 1600 m
Height of mountain station 2130 m
Vertical rise 530 m
Route distance 1390 m
Horizontal length 1285 m
Average incline 40 %
Largest incline ?? %
Number of pillars 13 Stk
Greatest spanwidth ?? m
Max ground clearance ?? m
Trackwidth drive ?? m
Trackwidth line ?? m
Trackwidth return ?? m
Angle of wrap (drive wheel) ?? °
Drive altitude of site ?? m
Maximum capacity 1840 Pers/h
Travel time 5,67 min
Driving speed line 5 m/s
Driving speed station ?? m/s

rope data  
Rope manufacturer Fatzer 
Length of haul rope ?? m
Total weight of haul rope ?? t
Haul rope diameter 45 mm
Nominal strength of haul rope ?? N/mm²
Breaking strength of rope ?? kN
Tensionstation haulrope Valley station
Tension type rope tension weight
Tension way ?? m

electrical data  
Electrical control SISAG 
Remote control and telemonitoring system ABB 
Power control system ??
Number of drive 1 Stk
Drive power (Start) 560 kW
Drive power (Operation) ?? kW
Brake power ?? kW
Continuous brake power ?? kW
Driving station Mountain station
Drive type electrical
Traction of drive electromechanical
Emergency drive diesel engine
Traction of emergency drive hydrostatic

cabins data  
Grip type VH 400
Cab manufacturer CWA
Cab model ??
Seating ??
Seat heater no
Heater no
Aircon no
Persons per cab 12 
Number of cabs 38 Stk
Cab distance 120 m
Cab interval ?? s
Garage type underground
Garage place mountain station
Garage direction forward
Loading direction forward

miscellaneous data  
Transport uphill 100 %
Transport downhill 100 %
Drive direction left
Construction costs ??  CHF 
Currency (Construction costs) Swiss franc 
Construction period ?? months
Seasontime ❄ ☀ all-season
Evacuation ropeway no
Integrated rescue system no
Rope position control ??
Asset number (Trail map) ?? 

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