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Tecnical data funicolare San Salvatore

La funicolare

Course

Lenght
1629 m
Minimum gradient
16% - 9.7°
Maximum gradient
61% - 31.0°
Track gauge
1 m
Bottom terminal height
282 m.a.s.
Top terminal height
883 m.a.s.
Vertical rise
601 m
Speed
3,5 m/sec.
Transport capacity
300 p.p.h.
Course length
12 minutes
Sections
2

Engine

Engine station
Pazzallo
Engine
Alternate current motor
Power
200 kW
AC motor control
ACS multi drive module
Emergency motor
Diesel

Cable

Length
1737 m
Diameter
33 mm
Weight
7 t

Safety

Brakes
automatic with hydraulic and electrical combination

Carriages

Capacity max.
60 persons + 1
Entered service
March 2001

Other data

Start construction
July 24, 1888
First time in service
March 27, 1890
Last renovation
March 16, 2001
Saison passengers (on average)
about 140'000 - 150’000 (March-November)