Biel/Bienne–Leubringen/Evilard funicular

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The central station of the line

The Biel/Bienne–Leubringen/Evilard funicular (German:Seilbahn Biel–Leubringen; French:Funiculaire Bienne–Evilard) is a funicular railway in the bilingual city of Biel/Bienne in the Swiss canton of Bern. The funicular links Biel/Bienne with Leubringen/Evilard in the Jura mountains above the town.[1]

The line is operated by the FUNIC company, who also operate the nearby Biel/Bienne–Magglingen/Macolin funicular.[1]

Operation[edit]

The line has the following parameters:[1]

Number of cars 2
Number of stops 3 (at terminals and passing loop)
Maximum steepness (?)
Configuration Single track with passing loop
Track length 933 metres (3,061 ft)
Track gauge (?)
Rise 242 metres (794 ft)
Travel time 6 minutes

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "BM - Bienne - Evilard (Biel - Leubringen)". Funimag. Retrieved 2011-10-12. 

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Coordinates: 47°08′44″N 7°14′32″E / 47.145481°N 7.242318°E / 47.145481; 7.242318