Text and Photos Michel Azéma

Fun'ambule
(Neuchatel, Switzerland)

Index
Funimag 20 index
Fun'ambule
Presentation
The carriages
The stations
The engine room
Technical datas
Expo.02
The engine room
Bottom station
At the bottom station, two pulleys, the one in the backgroung is fixed on a trolley driven by hydraulic jacks to regulate the tension of the cable.
Note that the cable is turned to the ceiling and pass through a slot to a room located above the station. This room is the engine room.
Engine room
The engine room located above the bottom station.
The blue engine and its engine brake which is a thick disk brake.

The red gear unit (built by Flender) which role is to reduce the rotational velocity of the engine.
In the background, the main (yellow) pulley which sides are used as a disk for the two (red) brakes.

The yellow/blue flexible coupling between the gear unit (right) and the main pulley (left).
Index
Funimag 20 index
Fun'ambule
Presentation
The carriages
The stations
The engine room
Technical datas
Expo.02
 
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