Technical data of the Schauinsland cable car
How many pylons do the Schauinsland cable car have? What is the thickness of the carrying cable? How many people can be transported in one hour? Discover the exciting technical details of the Schauinsland cable car, which was inaugurated as the first loop cable car with large cabins in 1930 and renovated in 1987 to become the first automatic cable car without conductor and with cabins offering seats for more than four people.
By the way: safety is a key element of the Schauinsland cable car. 13 skilled ropeway workers ensure daily smooth operation. More than 230 revisions and inspections are carried out each year. These include visual and technical controls of the cable, track maintenance and mechanical controls at the lower and upper stations, maintenance of traction rope rollers, electronics checks and much more.