|Altitude | Valley||1.225 m|
|Altitude | Mountain||2.950 m|
|Difference in altitude||1.725 m|
|Max. speed||10 m/s (36 km/h)|
|Engine capacity||2 x 500 KW|
|Travel time||10 Minuten|
|Pylons||3 // Highest Pylon 55 m; Furthest distance from the ground 160 m|
|Cabins||2 // Capacity for up to 100 Passengers|
|Capacity||730 Passengers an hour|
|Weight bearing cables (2x2)||Diameter 62 mm|
Length 4 x 3,600 m
Weight 4 x 87,000 kg
|Forward drive cable||Diameter 38 mm|
|Reverse drive cable||Diameter 36 mm|
The 3,600 meter long cable car climbs 1,725 meters in altitude over just 3 pylons. This gives guests more of a feeling of flying than riding up the mountain! This is why the Tiroler Zugspitzbahn is affectionately known as the “sky rider”.
The 2 panoramic cabins, which are 6.9 by 3.3 meters in size, can comfortably accommodate 100 passengers and cover the distance of 1,725m in altitude in just 10 minutes.
The cabins were manufactured by the Swiss company CWA Constructions SA/Corp.
The drive mechanism can be viewed in the Technology show room situated at the Valley Station where you will also find information boards detailing the mechanics.
The Valley Station was designed by Armin Walch Architects.