Nov 29, 2013
Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup: Gothenburg (Göteborg), Sweden to Study Urban Cable Car

A quick look at some of the things that happened this week in the world of cable cars, urban gondolas, and cable propelled transit: Sweden’s 2nd largest city, Gothenburg (pop. 532,000), is moving forward with more detailed studies on a cable car that would traverse the Gota River. The news come after the successful completion...

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Mar 18, 2013

The Longest Cable Car in the World: The Forsby-Köping Limestone Cableway, Sweden

Sooner or later you’re going to run into someone that preaches as gospel that cable cars can’t do this or can’t do that. Typically, the argument is that cable cars can’t turn corners, can’t have intermediary stations and can’t be built in long configurations. Doesn’t matter whether that’s true or not, they’ll speak it like...

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Oct 26, 2011
Chicamocha Cable Car / Teleferico

Size Matters: The Chicamocha Cable Car

Often system length is used as an argument against Urban Gondolas and Cable Cars as a viable form of public transit. And while it’s true that most Cable Car systems are rather modest in length, that doesn’t mean they must be modest in length. That’s why we once wrote about the Norsjö Aerial Ropeway in Sweden....

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