#Koblenz Rheinseilbahn

Dec 09, 2014
Just For Fun, Media & Blogs, Thoughts

5 breathtaking gondola rides that should have made the Daily Mail’s list

Back in October, the Daily Mail posted their list of the most breathtaking gondola rides in the world. The inventory of cable car systems, which included Sugarloaf Mountain in Rio de Janeiro, Teleferico de Merida in Venezuela, and the rotating Palm Springs Aerial Tramway in California, is impressive, if a little bit obvious. So we...

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Jan 09, 2014
Photo of the Week

Cable Car Photo of the Week: Koblenz Rheinseilbahn (Cable Car)

Photo by Flickr user Eisbäärchen. About: Every Thursday, the Gondola Project team will select stunning captures of CPT lines for our newest feature: Cable Car Photo of the Week. We hope this will continue to bring more attention to the technology and provide visually impactful examples of cable car systems worldwide. If you’d like to submit...

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Nov 08, 2013
Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup: 7km TDG/3S Cable Car Planned for Fansipan, Vietnam

A quick look at some of the things that happened this week in the world of cable cars, urban gondolas, and cable propelled transit: Fansipan, the highest point in Indochina at 3,143m, may soon see a $210 million, 7km 3S/TDG (tricable detachable gondola) connecting Sapa to Muong Hoa Valley and the Fansipan peak. Once complete, the...

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Nov 02, 2011
Koblenz Rheinseilbahn, Lessons, Portland Aerial Tram, White Card

Introducing White Cards

Here at the Gondola Project we’ve been busy producing what we’re calling WHITE CARDS — a new learning tool for those interested in Cable Propelled Transit. They’re basically a quick-read version of a white paper: The series kicks off with cards on Major CPT Systems. Each card provides basic information on the system (with images...

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Sep 17, 2010
Koblenz Rheinseilbahn

The Koblenz Rheinseilbahn, Part 5: Conclusions

This past summer I brought attention to the Rheinseilbahn in Koblenz, Germany. In a past post I suggested it was likely a strong example of an Urban Gondola given its innovative design. That opinion, however, was based upon second and third hand knowledge, not first-hand experience. Last month, however, I had the opportunity to visit...

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