Funicular railway

Funicular railway

1989

The vehicles of the Bourg-Saint-Maurice funicular designed by CFD Industrie and manufactured by the Montmirail workshops were delivered in 1989. Each of the two-vehicle trains can carry 276 passengers over a difference in altitude of 800 metres and a length of almost 3 kilometres.

The return of funicular construction in France

The trainset has 3 bogies, 1 at each end and 1 central bogie supporting the two boxes. The track at the start of Bourg st Maurice being horizontal, the floor of each box is inclined by half the maximum inclination of the line.

Rainbow Funicular
Rainbow Funicular

General characteristics

funArc diagram
funArc diagram

Characteristics of the funicular

Characteristics of the funicular
FeaturesValues
Number of vehicles per train set2
Number of seats per oar270
Length of the oar in metres 26.1
Width of the oar in metres 3.2
Number of bogies per train set 3
Length of travel in metres 2885
Elevation in metres 800
Maximum slope39%

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