Trieste - Opicina

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Detail of the funicular track. Note the number of pulley: one per sleeper (706 pulleys).


Funicular section built by Ateliers de Construction Th. Bell et Cie Kriens (Switzerland).
Gauge : 1m
Tramway cars: length 13,7m, capacity 120 passengers







TECHNICAL DATAS
1st Section2nd Section3rd Section
Typetramwayfunicular + tramwaytramway
Lower station / Alt.Piazza Oberdan 4mPiazza Scorcola 19mVetta Scorcola 158,5m
Upper station / Alt.Piazza Scorcola 19mVetta Scorcola 158,5mOpicina 329,5m
Diff. of levels15m139,5m171m
Length400m783m3905m
Max. Gradient5,6%26%8%

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