Construction of a TK 2000 funicular

Compagnie du Mont-Blanc

Construction of a TK 2000 funicular

Completion : March 2016

Construction of a funicular designed primarily for beginners, enabling them to reach the Planpraz plateau as well as the TK 2000. This device is a mechanical lift.

It works by a moving cabin (gondola type) placed on a chassis itself running on rails or tubes. The “up-and-down” movements are powered by means of a cable which is wound or unwound from the top station.

Specifications :

Operation: automatic (idem vertical lift)
Length: 70 m
Vertical rise: 37 m
Number of cabins: 1
Cabin capacity: 16 or 20 seats
Hourly flow rate: 250 to 290 p / h