Fichtelberg Schwebebahn
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A - Aerial cableway

A - Aerial cableway

The Fichtelberg Cable Car (German: Fichtelberg Schwebebahn) is a German cable car in the Ore Mountains in Saxony that runs from the town of Oberwiesenthal to the Fichtelberg mountain top. It is the oldest cable car in Germany.

Engineering data

Length: 1175 meter
Difference in altitude: 303 meter
Tendency: 28 percent
Travel speed: 7.0 m/s or 25,2 km/h
Travel time:

3 min 54 s

Capacity of one cabin:

44 People + Cable car driver

Diameter carrying rope: 42 millimeter
Diameter hauling rope: 24 millimeter
Diameter counter rope: 22 millimeter
Main drive rating:<samp></samp> 200 kW
Tension weight carrying rope: 45 tons
Tension hauling- & counter rope: 10 tons
Column heights: 10 - 36 meter
Maximum distance to the ground: approx. 45 meter
Largest column distance: 544 meter

B - Foursome chairlift/ Vierersessellift

Engineering data: 

Length: 985 m
Highest conveyor speed: 5 m/s
Differnece of altitude upper and lower station: <samp></samp> 298,5 m
Transport capacity:  2500 People/ Hour
Amount of chairs: 70 
Maximum distance to the ground: 13,10 m
Engine: DC maschine bottom terminal
Number of columns: 9 Segments
Diameter of rope: 41 mm

C - Small Fichtelberg / Lift 2

Engineering data:

Inclined length:  1312,78 m
Horizontal length:  1279,5 m
Highest conveyor speed: 3,4 m/s

Difference of altitude upper and lower station:

282,98 m
Transport capacity: 1189 People/ Hour
Amount of tow-hangers:  128
Distance between tow-hangers: 20,57 m
Engine: DC maschine bottom terminal

D - Night skiing / Lift 5

Engineering data:

Inclined length:
735,35 m
Horizontal length:
718 m
Highest conveyor speed: 3,2 m/s

Difference of altitude upper and lower station:

155,52 m
Transport capacity: 1184 People/Hour
Amount of tow-hangers:
77
Distance between tow-hangers: 19,45 m
Engine: DC maschine bottom terminal

E - Himmelsleiterlift - Lift 4

Engineering data:

Inclined length: 1118,54 m
Horizontal length: 1093 m
Highest conveyor speed: 3,4 m/s
Difference of altitude upper and lower station: 230,52 m
Transport capacity: 1199 People/Hour
Amount of tow-hangers: 110
Distance between tow-hangers: 20,35m
Engine: DC maschine upper terminal

F - Big chairlift "Small Fichtelberg"

Engineering data:

Inclined length: 734 m
Horizontal length: 709 m
Fördergeschwindigkeit: 1,6 m/s

Difference of altitude upper and lower station:

185,2 m
Transport capacity: 360 People/Hour
Amount of tow-hangers: 95
Distance between tow-hangers: 15,95 m
Engine: DC maschine bottom terminal

G - Höhenlift

Funpark

Register 1 - Bottom station Aerial cableway (Fichtelberg Schwebebahn)

Opening hours:

during skiing season:
daily from 09:00 am until 17:15 pm
card payments possible

during summer season:
daily from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

 

 

 

Register 2 - Festival ground/ Festplatz

Opening hours:

during skiing season:
daily from 09:00 am until 16:30 pm
daily from 09:00 am until 21:00 pm during night skiing

card payments possible

Register 3 - "Himmelsleiter"

Opening hours:

during skiing season:
daily from 09:00 am until 16:30 pm

cash payments only, no card payments possible

P1 City parking ground

500 parking spaces, parking fees apply

accessible from the B95 through the direction of the city center approximately 100 m

Parking - Old Sports Field

300 parking spaces, from november until april free of charge

Parking at the cable car/ Fichtelberg Schwebebahn

80 parking spaces, from November until April free of charge

 

 

Parking Impounding Reservoir

450 parking spaces, from November until April free of charge

Close by cable car/ Fichtelberg Schwebebahn: Corner Hüttenbachstr./Dr. Jaeger-Straße

Parking Gymnasium

Parking fees apply. 

Parking Waldeck

Free of charge.

Parking - P13 Fichtelberg driveway (Fichtelbergbaude)

120 parking spaces, from November until April free of charge

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