Teleférico do Complexo do Alemão

Teleférico do Complexo do Alemão – CC Image by Flickr user minplanpac

Opened in the summer of 2011, the six station Teleferico do Alemáo in Rio de Janeiro runs through the Complexo do Alemão, connecting residents to the city’s rail network. The system was constructed as part of the Brazilian infrastructure development plan known as the Growth Acceleration Program (PAC, in Portuguese)

In total the line measures 3.5km and includes 6 stations. Local residents can apply for a RioCard which grants them two free trips per day on the teleferico.

Length (km) 3.5
Stations 6
Year Opened 2011
Line Capacity (pphpd) 3000
Speed (m/s) 5.0
One-way Fare (USD) Locals: 2 free rides/day, $0.50 thereafter; Tourists: $2.50

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