Fun'ambule

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Fun'ambule
Overview
Typefunicular railway
LocaleNeuchâtel,
Canton of Neuchâtel,
Switzerland
Technical
Track length330 metres (1,080 ft)
Track gauge1,600 mm (5 ft 3 in)
Maximum incline34%

The Fun'ambule is a funicular railway in the city of Neuchâtel in the Swiss canton of Neuchâtel. The line runs in tunnel and links the lower part of the town, near the University, to the railway station in the upper part.[1]

History[edit]

The funicular opened on April 27, 2001.[1]

Operation[edit]

The line has the following parameters:[1]

Number of cars 2
Number of stops 2
Configuration Single track with passing loop
Track length 330 metres (1,080 ft)
Rise 46 metres (151 ft)
Maximum gradient 34%
Track gauge 1,600 mm (5 ft 3 in)
Capacity 126 passengers per car
Maximum speed 8 metres per second (26 ft/s)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Fun'ambule Neuchâtel Gare - Université". Funimag. Retrieved 2014-01-13.

Coordinates: 46°59′43″N 6°56′14″E / 46.9954°N 6.9372°E / 46.9954; 6.9372