Nebelhorn Aerial Tramway

The Nebelhorn Aerial Tramway in Oberstdorf, Germany is a wire ropeway implemented in 3 sections onto the Nebelhorn mountain. It was established between 1928 and 1930 and rebuilt in 1977 and 1991. The first section of the Nebelhorn course, renewed in 1977, has a length of 2202.68 meters, a carrying rope of 55 mm and a hauling cable of 21 mm in diameter. It overcomes a height difference of 452 meters.

The drive, with an engine of 454 HP and maximum speed of 10 m/s, is located in the top station. The first section of the Nebelhorn course has 3 supports, which are 41, 38 and 21 meters tall. The second section, likewise rebuilt in 1977, has a length of 2617.11 meters, a carrying rope of 55 mm and a hauling cable of 21 mm in diameter. It overcomes a height difference of 652 meters.

The drive, with an engine of 350 HP and maximum speed of 10 m/s, is located in the top station. The second section has 3 supports, which are 36, 45 and 39 meters tall.

The third section does not have support. It has a length of 948.42 meters, a hauling cable of 20 mm and a carrying rope of 40 mm in diameter. The drive is located in the valley station, with an output of 120 kW and maximum speed of 8 m/s.

References

* [http://www.skiwebs.com/lifte/pendelbahn.htm Pendelbahn Aerial Tramways] de icon


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