Cabletren Bolivariano

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Cabletren Bolivariano
A Cabletren Bolivariano train near Petare II station
A Cabletren Bolivariano train near Petare II station
Locale Caracas
Transit type automated people mover
Number of lines 1
Number of stations 5
Began operation August 14, 2013[1]
Operator(s) Compañía Anónima Metro de Caracas
System length 2.1 km (1.3 mi)[2]

Cabletren Bolivariano is an automated people mover on rail, built by Constructora Norberto Odebrecht and Doppelmayr Cable Car. It consists of four four-car trains, with a capacity of 58 passengers per vehicle (232 passengers per train) and a speed of up to 47 km/h (29 mph). The interval between successive vehicles is around 40 seconds.[3]

Key features[edit]

  • Urban pinched loop connector
  • Integrated in public transport system Caracas
  • Four fully synchronized trains each on an independent rope with a dedicated drive and return unit
  • Approx. 3,000 passengers per hour per direction
  • Walkthrough trains with no isolated cabins