Train out of service Cable car is closed from January 16th to February 3th due to an annual audit.
Train out of service Cable car is closed from January 16th to February 3th due to an annual audit.

Technical specifications

The Säntis cable car is a double-rope aerial tramway with two stationary ropes per track. Learn more about the technical specifications of the cable car.

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Specifications

Route
Lower station height (Perron): 1,350.50 meters above sea level
Summit station height (Perron): 2,472.98 meters above sea level
Mountain peak: 2,502 meters above sea level
Difference in altitude: 1,122.48 meters
Average slope steepness: 55.87%
Greatest slope steepness: 90.44%

Operation
Number of cabins: 2
Max. travel speed: 8 m/s
Travel time: 10 minutes
Capacity per cabin: 85 (+ 1) people
Capacity in one direction: up to 690 people per h
Load capacity: 6,800 kg
Traveling load (gross weight): 15,890 kg

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