Cableways


Cableway of Funchal - Madeira

Cableway with a single-cable system travelling 3,178 m, ascending 560 m and with the capacity for 800 persons per hour.

CHARACTERISTICS

Client: Teleféricos da Madeira, S.A.
Completion period: 15 months

Vertical ascent: 560 m
Length with a gradient: 3,178 m
Speed: 5 m/s
Capacity: 800 pax/h
Cars: 39 un x 8 pax
Maximum span between towers: 511 m

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Cableway of Vila Nova de Gaia

Cableway used for practical and tourist purposes connecting the Gaia Quay to the Morro Garden. It has 12 cars for 8 passengers and a capacity of 940 pax/h in each direction in a 3.48-minute route.

CHARACTERISTICS

Client: TELEF – Transportes por Cabo e Concessões, S.A.
Completion period: 19 months

Driving of DN800 piles: 237.20 m/8 un
Driving of DN600 piles: 47.40 m/2 un
Micropiles: 336 m/8 un
Anchors: 707 m/59 un
Rock bolting: 90 m
Concrete: 32,764 m3
Steel: 267 tons
Formwork: 11,200 m2
Excavation in rock: 3,870 m3

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Cableway of Fajã dos Padres

Reversible dual-cable cableway “Doppelmayr-Inauen Schatti” type 8-ATW with two cars / 8 passengers with automatic opening.

CHARACTERISTICS

Client: Sociedade Agrícola Fajã dos Padres, Lda.
Completion period: 11 months

Equipment Description:
Reversible dual-cable cableway “Doppelmayr-Inauen Schatti” type 8-ATW
2 cars / 8 passengers with automatic opening
Horizontal length: 393 m
Gradient: 315 m
Length with a gradient: 505 m
Medium gradient: 80.31%
Transport capacity: 180 pax/h
Speed: 6 m/s, minimum trip duration of 2.17 minutes
AC Motor of 75 kW, 3 x 400 V, 50 Hz

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Cableway of Garajau

Cableway for accessing the beach area, with a vertical rise of 153 m, 250 m with a gradient and a capacity for 225 pax/h.

CHARACTERISTICS

Client: Autonomous Region of Madeira – Regional Secretary of Social Equipment Completion period: 10 months

Vertical Ascent: 153 m
Speed: 4 m/s
Length with a gradient: 250 m
Capacity: 225 pax/h

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Cableway of Cabo Girão

Cableway between Europe’s highest cliff, 600 m high, and the foot of Cabo Girão. Installation used to transport not only tourists and farmers, but also farm products and equipment.

CHARACTERISTICS

Client: Associação de Agricultores das Fajãs do Cabo Girão
Completion period: 11 months

Vertical Ascent: 239 m
Speed: 4 m/s
Length with a gradient: 415 m
Capacity: 154 pax/h

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