Bienne–Evilard Funicular

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The central station of the line

The Bienne–Evilard Funicular (German:Leubringenbahn; 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–Magglingen Funicular.[1]

Operation[edit]

The line has the following parameters:[1][2]

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 1,000 millimetres (39 in)
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.
  2. ^ Réseau ferré suisse, Secrétariat général CFF, Berne 1997, rééd. AS Verlag, ISBN 978-3-909111-74-9

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