Text and Photos Michel Azéma
FUNIC Biel - Magglingen

(Canton of Bern, Switzerland)

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Details of one of the two suspended bogies of the carriage.

Details of the drum which attachs the cable to the carriage.


Start
1887
End
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 Status
 
Type of funicular
Type of tracks
Energy
Lower station Biel (437 m)
Top station Magglingen (875 m)
Length 1693 m
Diff. of levels 442 m
Maximum Gradient 32 %
Speed 6 m/s
Time of a ride 9'
Capacity 120 passengers
Manufacturer Doppelmayr
Carriages Gangloff
Electronic Frey AG

FUNIC SA
Case postale 15
Route principale 35
CH - 2533 EVILARD


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Fax: 41.32.322.45.12
 
Special thanks to
MM. Nicolas Martin et Pierre Rossel
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