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Jun 04, 2014
Cairngorm Mountain Railway, Installations, Madrisa Bahn, Nevis Range Gondola, Parsenn Bahn

Update: Gondola Diversification – Scotland and the Alps

A few months ago, guest contributor Ross Edgar wrote a great piece on the diversification of gondolas in Scotland and the Alps. Last time he visited, he was unable to get a good photo of the system’s “Freight Deck”, which essentially is a cabin specifically designed to carry equipment and goods. Luckily for us, he took a...

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Feb 19, 2014
Installations, Madrisa Bahn, Parsenn Bahn

Gondola Diversification – Austrian/Swiss Alps, Part 2

This is a guest post by Ross Edgar. The preceding article in this two-part series discussed how Scottish ski resorts are beginning to embrace the notion of diversification in their use of rural cable systems. However, as previously noted, cable system diversification is something that Alpine ski resorts have been experimenting with for years, and...

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