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Mar 22, 2016
Doppelmayr, Engineering, Infrastructure, Innovations, Stations

Next-Gen Ropeway Designs: D-Line by Doppelmayr

This week Doppelmayr released footage of its next generation ropeway system for detachable lifts, the D-Line. Alongside Youtube videos of the terminal design, the manufacturer also showcased its new cabins and grips. — — Among a slew of new features in the remodeled stations, a few will be be particularly attractive in city environments: Real glass design Low...

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Nov 28, 2013
Education, Photo of the Week, Stations

Google Transit View: Rail, Subway, Airports and… Cable Cars!

We briefly interrupt our scheduled Photo of the Week with an exciting new development from Google. Starting today, the search engine will let users preview dozens of major global transit locations worldwide with their newest Street View function. This includes 16 airports, 50+ train stations and get this, even the Ngong Ping 360 and Peak Tram in Hong...

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May 27, 2013
Infrastructure, Stations

Station Design: In-Mountain Station, Huashan Xifeng Cable Car, China

From our time on the Gondola Project, we know that gondola station design is incredibly flexible and can be built in almost any scenario and setting. Let’s take a quick recap: Skyscraper station? Check. Underground station? Check. Light and airy station? Check. And today, thanks to one of our readers, we can now add “in-mountain...

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Jun 17, 2011

Ten Fascinating (and Little Discussed) Urban Gondola Transit Stations

We talk a lot about station profile and architecture here at The Gondola Project. So I thought it might be fun to track down some little know systems that most of us have probably never even heard of (let alone seen). As these are all systems with little publicly available information or research, we’re basically...

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