car at the bottom station
Internal side of the car.
: The pipe which brings water from the accumulator to the
foot brake (F).
: The foot brake which press down on the top surface of the
rail. The foot brake is controled by the regulator in case
of overspeed or by the driver's foot on the brake pedal (D).
: The second braking system is permanently on and horizontally
gripping the rails. It is operated by a large water accumulator
via the Deaman Handle (A).
: The anchor, it is a metal rod with a diamond-shaped end.
: The vice which grips the anchor and immobilizes the car.
: One of the two iron rod which opens the vice. It is operated
by the conductor from the cabin with the iron stick (B). He
puts the stick in a hole on the platform beside the car and
uses the stick as a handle to open the vice.
: The hydraulic (water) main buffers.
: The bottom pulley.
: The water tank.