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Reisseck Bahn - Technical

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 The Reisseckbahn team

From left to right:

Irmgard Maier (restaurant)
Wilfried Bodner (conductor)
Gotthard Golger (conductor)
Armin Egger (conductor)
Ernst Schweiger (control)
Harald Jenkner (management)

Reisseckbahn team

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 REISSECKBAHN

A-9815 KOLBNITZ

Tel. 00.43.4783.2410-0

Time table

  DRAUKRAFT Touristik GmbH
Kohldorfer Strasse 98
A-9020 KLAGENFURT

Tel. 00.43.463.23716
Fax. 00.43.463.2023.2256

 TECHNICAL DATAS

Section 1

Section 2

 Section 3

 1st train

 Incline

2nd train

 Status

 public

 public

 public

 public

 private

 private

 Current state

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Start

March 1950

June 1953

March 1954

 1953
   
End

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 ...

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Type of funicular

 

 

 
 

 
 
Type of tracks

 

 
 

 
 
Type of energy

 

 
 

 
 
Bottom station

Zandlach

 Schütter

 Trog

 Schoberboden
   

 Top station

 Schütter

 Trog

 Schoberboden
 Reisseck Hotel    
Length

1185 m

 1260 m

1130 m

3300 m
   
Difference of levels

567 m

535 m

495 m

8 m
   
Max Gradient

82 %
         

 Ave. Gradient

55 %

48 %

49 %
     

Speed

11 m/s
   

 30 km/h
   

 Time of a ride

Total 3 sections: 30 '

9 '
   

 Cabin

1

1

 1

 2 trains of 2 cabins
   

 Number of passengers

 64

64

 64
     

 Funicular

Waagner-Biro, Wien, AT

Waagner-Biro, Wien, AT

Waagner-Biro, Wien, AT
     

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