Hungerburgbahn

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Hungerburgbahn
Hungerburg altitude: 860m
length: 462m
Stampfbeton Viaductlength: 160m
altitude: 750mAlpenzoo
"Abt's points" passing loop
Alpenzooclosed 1987
Inn bridge
length: 445mWeiherburgtunnel
Riesenrundgemälde altitude: 572m
Inn bridge
Löwenhaus
length: 371.5 mRennwegtunnel
altitude: 560mCongress

Hungerburgbahn is a hybrid funicular railway in Innsbruck, Austria, connecting the city district of Hungerburg with the city centre. It opened on 1 December 2007 and has four stations:

  • Congress (underground station)
  • Löwenhaus
  • Alpenzoo
  • Hungerburg

The stations were designed by Zaha Hadid.

Data[edit]

Top station: Hungerburg
Length 1,838 m (1.14 mi)
Upper station 857 m (2,811 ft)
Rise 288 m (945 ft)
Duration 0:08:10
Velocity 10 m/s (22.5 MPH)
Capacity of train 130 persons
Capacity of the system 1200 persons / h
Constructor Leitner Ropeways

Previous Hungerburgbahn[edit]

Hungerburgbahn crossing the Inn river, about 1907

The current Hungerburgbahn has replaced a funicular of the same name, but rather different routing, which was in operation between 1906 and 2005. The length of the track was 839 m and the rise was 287 m. The lower station was in the city district of Saggen.

External links[edit]

Media related to Hungerburgbahn at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 47°16′59″N 11°24′03″E / 47.28301°N 11.40095°E / 47.28301; 11.40095