#Remigi Niederberger

Oct 30, 2012
Aerial Trams, Engineering

Zingel Seilbahn: The water ballast tram

The Obermatt – Unter Zingel Seilbahn in Switzerland is a cool old aerial tram that is powered, well, by gravity. Built in 1923 by Remigi Niederberger, the system still functions today. It is one of the last remaining water ballast tram systems. The ropeway consists of two open-air “cabins” that have a spot to sit...

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