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85-AT Sceniscender

The gondola
The gondola

Valley station
Valley station


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The Sceniscender is situated in the Blue Mountains Australia. It gives access to a rainforest in the valley, which has 2.4 kM of boardwalks. On site is also the steepest funicular in the world at 52 degrees and a second reversible which is currently being re-built to re-open in November 2004.

General information  
Place Katoomba
resort Blue Mountains
Region New South Wales
Country AU Australia
Name of lift Sceniscender 
Type 85-AT 
Lift manufacturer Doppelmayr 
Year of construction 2000 
Commissioning date ??

geometric data  
Height of valley station 739,5 m
Height of mountain station 951,6 m
Vertical rise 215,5 m
Route distance 510 m
Horizontal length ?? m
Average incline 46,9 %
Largest incline 73,06 %
Number of pillars 1 Stk
Greatest spanwidth ?? m
Max ground clearance ?? m
Trackwidth drive ?? m
Trackwidth line 0,70 m
Trackwidth return ?? m
Angle of wrap (drive wheel) ?? °
Drive altitude of site ?? m
Maximum capacity 714 Pers/h
Travel time 2,36 min
Driving speed line 5,0 m/s
Speed on towers ?? m/s

rope data  
Rope manufacturer Fatzer 
Length of carrying rope ?? m
Length of traction rope ?? m
Length of counter-rope ?? m
Total weight of carrying rope ?? t
Total weight of traction rope ?? t
Total weight of counter-rope ?? t
Carrying rope diameter ?? mm
Traction rope diameter ?? mm
Counter-rope diameter ?? mm
Nominal strength of carrying rope ?? N/mm²
Nominal strength of traction rope ?? N/mm²
Nominal strength of counter-rope ?? N/mm²
Breaking strength of carrying rope ?? kN
Breaking strength of traction rope ?? kN
Breaking strength of counter-rope ?? kN
Tensionstation carryingrope ??
Tensionstation tractionrope ??
Tension type ??
Tension way ?? m

electrical data  
Electrical control SISAG 
Remote control and telemonitoring system ??
Power control system ??
Number of drive ?? Stk
Drive power (Start) 613 kW
Drive power (Operation) 414 kW
Brake power ?? kW
Continuous brake power ?? kW
Driving station Mountain station
Drive type ??
Traction of drive ??
Emergency drive ??
Traction of emergency drive ??

cabins data  
Grip type ??
Cab manufacturer CWA
Cab model ??
Heater ??
Aircon ??
Persons per cab 85 
Number of cabs 1 Stk
Carriage Operator ??

miscellaneous data  
Transport uphill 100 %
Transport downhill ?? %
Construction costs ?? 
Currency (Construction costs) ?? 
Construction period 9 months
Seasontime ??
Type of turnout ??
Moving platform ??
Evacuation ropeway ??
Integrated rescue system ??
Asset number (Trail map) ?? 

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