Constantine Aerial Tramway

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Constantine Aerial Tram
Station TatacheBelkacemcem.JPG
City Constantine, Algeria
Country  Algeria
Operated by Algiers Metro
Type bi-cable aerial tramway
Vertical distance 500 feet (150 m)
Horizontal distance 3,300 feet (1,000 m)
Duration of one-way trip 7 minutes
Maximum speed 14 mph (23 km/h)
Number of cars 33
Passenger capacity 15 per car
Daily round trips (passengers) 8 (one-way-trips)
Began service Juin 2008
Tramway manufacturer Doppelmayr Garaventa Group
Official website []

The Constantine Aerial Tram is an aerial tramway in Constantine, Algeria, carrying commuters through the gorges of the river Rhummel to link the eastern part of the city at the place Tatache Belkacem (formerly rue Thiers) to the west in the city Emir Abdelkader, to the University Hospital Ben Badis. Opened in June 2008, it has 33 detachable cabins with 15 seats each, connecting the two terminals in 8 minutes and carry 2,400 people per hour.

Technical Information[edit]

  • Number of cabins: 33
  • Number of seats per cabin: 15
  • Flow Estimated 2000 passengers per hour
  • Estimated time of the crossing: 7 minutes

Speed: 6 m / s (22 km / h)

  • Number of stations: 3

The Stations[edit]

Station Tannoudji (AEK City, driving station)[edit]

  • - Altitude: 707 meters
  • - Total area: 2480 m²
  • - The resort area: 1680 m²
  • - Surface parking areas: 800 m²

Station CHU (middle station)[edit]

  • - Altitude: 675 meters
  • - Total area: 1820 m²

Tatache Station Place (reference station)[edit]

Tatache Belkacem station
  • - Altitude: 619.29 m
  • - Total area: 1700 m²
  • - The resort area: 1400 m²
  • - Surface parking areas: 300 m²

lines Length[edit]

  • Length of the line Tatache Place - CHU: 425 meters.
  • Length of the line CHU - AEK City: 1092 meters.

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Coordinates: 36°22′11″N 6°36′53″E / 36.36972°N 6.61472°E / 36.36972; 6.61472